by Chief Powhatan 1609

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 "Chief Powhatan's Address to Captain John Smith" by Chief Powhatan.

In the "Address to Captain John Smith," Chief Powhatan discusses the current violent relationship between English settlers and the Powhatan people.

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

"How has America changed over time?" and "How can we achieve peace?"

Ways to support your child: