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 Worst Birthday” from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" by J.K. Rowling.
After a year spent at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizadry, Harry Potter returns to his non-magical family for the summer, where he must endure his family treating him badly because they fear his powers.
"How does fear drive action?", "What is fair?", and "What does it mean to feel alone?"
Ways to support your child:
- Ask your child about this piece of fantasy at home:
- What was "“The Worst Birthday” from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" About
- What did you learn about? About Justice, Freedom & Equality? About Loneliness & Isolation?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: