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by L. Frank Baum

1900

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 "Arriving at Emerald City" by L. Frank Baum.

In this excerpt from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Dorothy and her friends arrive at the Emerald City where they plan to meet Oz.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Fear & Paranoia and Power & Greed as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How does fear drive action?" and "How does power corrupt?"

Ways to support your child: