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by Alfred, Lord Tennyson


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 Lady of Shalott" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson.

In this popular Lord Tennyson poem, the Lady of Shalott leaves her magic tower to pursue Sir Lancelot, but is followed by a tragic curse.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Comedy & Tragedy and Men & Women as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How do we define the roles of men and women?" and "What can we learn from tragedy?"

Ways to support your child: