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by Retold by Elisa Oh

2005

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 Swallow and the Pumpkinseed" by Retold by Elisa Oh.

In "The Swallow and the Pumpkinseed," a jealous brother learns an important lesson with the help of a sparrow.

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 :

"Why do people do bad things?" and "Does money buy happiness?"

Ways to support your child: