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by Charles Boardman Hawes


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 Wild Dog of Caucomgomoc" by Charles Boardman Hawes .

In Charles Boardman Hawes’s “The Wild Dog of Caucomgomoc”, a man makes an unexpected friend with a dog feared by the entire town.   

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

"How does fear drive action?" and "What is a friend?"

Ways to support your child: