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by Oscar Wilde

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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 Selfish Giant" by Oscar Wilde.

A selfish giant’s interaction with a special child inspires him to become generous.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Friendship & Family, Love, and Man vs. Nature as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How are we changed by love?", "Who's in control: man or nature?", and "What is a friend?"

Ways to support your child: