by Nathaniel Hawthorne 1835

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 "Young Goodman Brown" by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

In Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Young Goodman Brown," a religious man goes into the woods against his wife's wishes and meets several obstacles that challenge his faith.

As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Fear & Paranoia as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :

"How does fear drive action?"

Ways to support your child: