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by Aesop

620-560 B.C.

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 Thief and His Mother" by Aesop.

Aesop was a slave and storyteller who was believed to have lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 560 B.C.E. This story about a boy and his immoral mother is part of his collection of tales known as “Aesop’s Fables,” which have been featured in children’s literature for centuries.

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

"What makes you who you are?"

Ways to support your child: