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by O. Henry


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 "The Gift of The Magi" by O. Henry.

"The Gift of a Magi" is a classic Christmas story about love, sacrifice, and generosity. 

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

"How does love emerge?", "Does money buy happiness?", and "What makes a family?"

Ways to support your child: