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by Maude Barrows Dutton


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 Two Travelers " by Maude Barrows Dutton .

In Maude Barrows Dutton’s retelling of the folktale “The Two Travelers,” two men are given the chance to complete a series of difficult tasks to receive a reward.

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

"What does it mean to be brave?" and "Can we control our fate?"

Ways to support your child: