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 "Clash of Cultures: Indigenous America and the Conquistadores" by

In “Clash of Cultures: Indigenous America and the Conquistadores,” this informational text recounts the fateful meeting between the Aztecs and the Spanish conquistadores that led to the fall of the former’s civilization.

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

"How are we changed by war?" and "Can we control our fate?"

Ways to support your child: