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by Guy de Maupassant


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 "Was It a Dream?" by Guy de Maupassant.

In Guy de Maupassant’s short story, a distraught man visits the grave of his deceased lover and makes a shocking discovery.

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

"How are we changed by love?" and "How do people face death?"

Ways to support your child: