by 2016

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 "Egyptian Mummies" by

"Egyptian Mummies" discusses the process a deceased Egyptian noble goes through to be prepared for the afterlife.

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

"How do people face death?" and "Can we control our fate?"

Ways to support your child:

  • Ask your child about this informational text at home:
    • What was "Egyptian Mummies" about?
    • What did you learn about Death?
    • What did you learn about Fate & Free Will?
  • Watch the following clips with your child at home: