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by The Brothers Grimm


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 "Rumpelstiltskin" by The Brothers Grimm.

In the classic folktale by the Brothers Grimm, “Rumpelstiltskin,” a young woman asks for a mysterious creature’s help when she must spin straw into gold.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Fate & Free Will and Power & Greed as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How does power corrupt?" and "Can we control our fate?"

Ways to support your child: