by 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 "Bloody Kansas" by

This informational text describes how the Kansas-Nebraska Act led to an outbreak of violence over slavery preceding the Civil War.

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

"How has America changed over time?", "Is revenge ever justified?", and "Why do people do bad things?"

Ways to support your child: