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by Margaret E. Sangster

1896

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: