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 "Down the Drain" by Marshall Joseph Becker.
In the informational text, “Down the Drain,” Marshall Joseph Becker discusses the excavation of what used to be the center of downtown ancient Rome.
As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Education & Knowledge as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :
"How do we understand the world around us?"
Ways to support your child:
- Ask your child about this informational text at home:
- What was "Down the Drain" About
- What did you learn about?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: