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by Edgar Allan Poe

1843

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 Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe.

In this classic, suspenseful story about guilt, a man is driven mad by the heartbeat of the man he murdered.

As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Fear & Paranoia as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :

"How does fear drive action?"

Ways to support your child: