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by Saki

1910

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 Mouse" by Saki.

In this story, a man is put in an uncomfortable situation when he discovers that he and his female companion are not alone inside of the train compartment. 

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Comedy & Tragedy and Fear & Paranoia as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How does fear drive action?" and "What can we learn from comedy?"

Ways to support your child: