by Sandra Havriluk 2014

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 Sign of the Cat" by Sandra Havriluk.

In Sandra Havriluk's short story "The Sign of the Cat," a boy's grandmother opens their home to people who were left jobless by the Great Depression. 

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

"What does it mean to be grown up?" and "What is good and how do we know?"

Ways to support your child: