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by Aesop

620-560 BCE

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 Goose with the Golden Egg" by Aesop.

Aesop was a slave and story-teller who was believed to have lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 560 BCE. This story, in which a man becomes greedily obsessed with a goose that lays golden eggs, is part of his collection of tales known as “Aesop’s Fables” which have influenced children’s literature and modern storytelling culture.

As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Power & Greed as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :

"Does money buy happiness?"

Ways to support your child: