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by E. M. Forester


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 Machine Stops" by E. M. Forester.

In "The Machine Stops," E.M. Forster offers a chilling warning about becoming overly dependent on technology. 

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Loneliness & Isolation and Technology, Progress & Industry as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"What should the future look like?" and "What does it mean to feel alone?"

Ways to support your child: