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by CommonLit Staff


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 Legend of Oedipus" by CommonLit Staff.

The legend of Oedipus is a telling myth about the perils of testing fate.

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

"What can we learn from tragedy?" and "Can we control our fate?"

Ways to support your child: