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by Joaquin Miller

1900

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 "Columbus" by Joaquin Miller.

A rousing poem celebrating Columbus’s perseverance even when success was far from certain. 

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

"What makes America unique?" and "Why do people succeed?"

Ways to support your child: