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by Carl Sandburg

1918

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 "Wilderness" by Carl Sandburg.

In Carl Sandburg’s “Wilderness,” the speaker explains how he carries parts of the wilderness inside of himself.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Identity and Man vs. Nature as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"Who's in control: man or nature?" and "What makes you who you are?"

Ways to support your child: