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by Unknown

1973

Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "The Golden Calf" by Unknown.

In "The Golden Calf," this religious excerpt documents how, in Moses’ absence, the Israelites began to worship a golden idol instead of their God.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Revenge & Betrayal and Social Pressure as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"What drives a person to betray?" and "What are the effects of following the crowd?"

Ways to support your child: