Parent Guide > The Monkey's Paw
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 Monkey's Paw" by W.W. Jacobs.
In "The Monkey's Paw," a man ignores the warnings of an old friend and makes a wish that brings misery upon his family.
"How do people face death?" and "Can we control our fate?"
Ways to support your child:
Ask your child about this short story at home:
- What was "The Monkey's Paw" about?
- What did you learn about Death?
- What did you learn about Fate & Free Will?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: