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by Hans Christian Andersen

1845

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 Little Match Girl" by Hans Christian Andersen.

In this well-known short story, Andersen tells the tale of a young girl stuck in the cold on New Year’s Eve while dreaming of warmth and family.

As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Death as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :

"How do people face death?"

Ways to support your child: