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by Robert Herrick


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 the Virgins, to Make Much of Time" by Robert Herrick.

In Robert Herrick’s poem “To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time,” the poet urges his audience to “gather ye rosebuds while ye may.”

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Fate & Free Will and Growing Up as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"Why should we value our youth?" and "Can we control our fate?"

Ways to support your child: