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 Poetry Quilt " by Deirdre Mundy .
In Deirdre Mundy’s short story “The Poetry Quilt” a Puritan girl gives up poetry after her sister tells her it’s for babies.
As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Growing Up as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :
"What does it mean to be grown up?"
Ways to support your child:
- Ask your child about this piece of historical fiction at home:
- What was "The Poetry Quilt " About
- What did you learn about?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: