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by Robert Frost


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 "Mending Wall" by Robert Frost.

In Frost’s classic poem “Mending Wall,” a speaker contemplates the necessity of the dilapidated stone wall dividing his and his neighbor’s land.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Social Change & Revolution and Social Pressure as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"What are the effects of following the crowd?" and "Why do people resist change?"

Ways to support your child: