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by Edgar Allan Poe


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 Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe.

In this classic, suspenseful story about guilt, a man is driven mad by the heartbeat of the man he murdered.

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

"How does fear drive action?"

Ways to support your child: