by Shelby Ostergaard 2017

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 "Eleanor Roosevelt: Not Without Her Consent" by Shelby Ostergaard.

This informational text discusses the life and legacy of Eleanor Roosevelt, who transformed the role of First Lady and was a tireless activist for civil and women's rights.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Gender Roles, Honor & Courage, and Social Change & Revolution as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How do we define the roles of men and women?", "How do people create change?", and "What makes a hero?"

Ways to support your child: