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by Teri Ellen Cross Davis


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 "Akron at Night " by Teri Ellen Cross Davis .

In Teri Ellen Cross Davis’ poem “Akron at Night,” a speaker describes driving through Akron with their mother at night.  

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Beauty & Happiness and Friendship & Family as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How can we achieve happiness?" and "What makes a family?"

Ways to support your child: