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by Kerry McGee


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 "Emergency on the Mountain" by Kerry McGee.

In Kerry McGee’s short story “Emergency on the Mountain,” a girl studying medicine helps a boy when there is an accident.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Community, Education & Knowledge, and Growing Up as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"What is the importance of community?", "What is the goal of education?", and "What does it mean to be grown up?"

Ways to support your child: