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by Jack London

1908

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 "To Build A Fire" by Jack London.

In "To Build a Fire," one of Jack London's classic short stories, a man tries to defeat the cold - and fails.

As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Man vs. Nature as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"Who's in control: man or nature?" and "How do we view nature?"

Ways to support your child: