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by Jessica McBirney

2017

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 "Alexander Hamilton" by Jessica McBirney.

In the informational text “Alexander Hamilton,” Jessica McBirney discusses the life and accomplishments of the Founding Father Alexander Hamilton.

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

"How has America changed over time?", "How do people create change?", "Can you change your identity?", and "Why do people succeed?"

Ways to support your child: