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by Maurine V. Eleder


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 "Black Blizzard" by Maurine V. Eleder.

In Maurine V. Eleder’s short story “Black Blizzard,” a girl braves a dust storm to help bring her horse to safety.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Honor & Courage, Man vs. Nature, and Resilience & Success as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"Who's in control: man or nature?", "How does a person overcome adversity?", and "What does it mean to be brave?"

Ways to support your child: