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by Maude Barrows Dutton


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 Rich Man and the Bundle of Wood " by Maude Barrows Dutton.

In Maude Barrows Dutton’s retelling of the folktale, “The Rich Man and the Bundle of Wood,” a Rich Man doesn’t pay a Poor Man enough for the wood he brings him.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Morality and Power & Greed as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"Does money buy happiness?" and "What is good and how do we know?"

Ways to support your child: