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by Joseph O. Legaspi


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 "Amphibians" by Joseph O. Legaspi.

In Joseph O. Legaspi’s poem “Amphibians,” a speaker uses an extended metaphor to compare immigrants and amphibians.

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

"How does a person overcome adversity?", "What makes you who you are?", and "What does it mean to be brave?"

Ways to support your child: