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by El Paso Herald


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 "Californian Neglected its Duty " by El Paso Herald .

In the article “Californian Neglected its Duty,” the El Paso Herald discusses the sinking of the Titanic and why there were so few survivors.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Comedy & Tragedy, Fear & Paranoia, and Honor & Courage as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How does fear drive action?", "What can we learn from tragedy?", and "What makes a hero?"

Ways to support your child: