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by Joseph O. Legaspi

2014

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: