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by Libby Wilson


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 Rough and Rugged Road " by Libby Wilson.

In the informational text “A Rough and Rugged Road,” Libby Wilson discusses the life and accomplishments of the prominent African American businesswoman, Maggie L. Walker.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Resilience & Success and Social Change & Revolution as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How does a person overcome adversity?" and "How do people create change?"

Ways to support your child: