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by Kat Chow


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 "In My Mom's Shoes" by Kat Chow.

Kat Chow’s “In My Mom’s Shoes,” reflects on Chow losing her mother and the experience of walking in an old pair of her shoes.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Comedy & Tragedy, Death, and Growing Up as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"What does it mean to be grown up?", "How do people face death?", and "What can we learn from tragedy?"

Ways to support your child: