by David Lagesse

2016

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 "Baseball Is A Field Of Dreams — And Dashed Hopes — For Dominicans" by David Lagesse.

In the informational text “Baseball Is A Field Of Dreams — And Dashed Hopes — For Dominicans” David Lagesse discusses the influence that baseball has had in the Dominican Republic.

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

"What is the goal of education?", "Why do people succeed?", and "How does power corrupt?"

Ways to support your child: