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:
- Ask your child about this short story at home:
- What was "The Tell-Tale Heart" About
- What did you learn about?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: