by David White


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 "Benedict Arnold: Two Sides of a Bitter Coin" by David White.

This article summarizes the life of American general Benedict Arnold and how his name has become synonymous with treason and betrayal.

As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Revenge & Betrayal as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :

"What drives a person to betray?"

Ways to support your child: