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by Tina Tocco

2017

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 "Why the Sky Is Far Away " by Tina Tocco.

In the folktale “Why The Sky Is Far Away,” Tina Tocco tells the story of how the sky used to feed all people, until the day it moved away. 

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Comedy & Tragedy and Morality as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"What can we learn from tragedy?" and "Why do people do bad things?"

Ways to support your child: