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by Shel Silverstein


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 "Yesees and Noees" by Shel Silverstein.

In Shel Silverstein’s poem “Yesees and Noees,” a speaker describes three different types of people: the “Yesees”, the “Noees”, and the “Thinkforyourselfees”.

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

"What makes you who you are?" and "Can we control our fate?"

Ways to support your child: