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by Robert Frost

1916

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 Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost.

Published in 1916, this poem is one of the most frequently cited and most misunderstood of Frost’s poems.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Fate & Free Will, Identity, and Social Pressure as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"Why do people follow the crowd?", "What makes you who you are?", and "Can we control our fate?"

Ways to support your child: