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by Evening Star

1865

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 "Assassination of the President" by Evening Star.

On April 14, 1965, John Wilkes Booth shot President Abraham Lincoln at the Ford Theatre. Lincoln would die the following day.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Morality and War & Peace as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How are we changed by war?" and "Why do people do bad things?"

Ways to support your child: