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 "“A Mad Dash to Disaster”: The First World War" by Mike Kubic.
“‘A Mad Dash to Disaster’: The First World War,” is an informational text that provides an overview of World War I, outlined with quotes by former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.
As we read, we will be discussing the theme of War & Peace as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :
"How are we changed by war?"
Ways to support your child:
- Ask your child about this informational text at home:
- What was "“A Mad Dash to Disaster”: The First World War" About
- What did you learn about?
- Watch Who Started World War I: Crash Course World History 210 at home with your child.