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by Sara Matson

2016

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 Lights of Saint Lucia" by Sara Matson.

 In Sara Matson’s short story “The Lights of Saint Lucia,” two sisters have important morning traditions for Saint Lucia Day.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Friendship & Family and Growing Up as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"What does it mean to be grown up?" and "What makes a family?"

Ways to support your child: