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by Edgar Allan Poe


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 "Annabel Lee" by Edgar Allan Poe.

Poe's poem, “Annabel Lee” was published in 1849 and is the last complete poem published by Poe before his death. It recounts the early romance of the speaker’s now-dead lover.

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

"How do people face death?"

Ways to support your child: