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by William Makepeace Thackeray


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 "At the Zoo" by William Makepeace Thackeray.

This whimsical poem describes the variety of animals at the zoo. 

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

"Who's in control: man or nature?"

Ways to support your child: