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by Margaret E. Sangster


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 Lighthouse Lamp" by Margaret E. Sangster.

In Margaret E. Sangster’s poem “The Lighthouse Lamp,” a brave girl saves sailors during a storm when she keeps the lamp burning in her family’s lighthouse.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Honor & Courage 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 makes a hero?"

Ways to support your child: