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by José Martí

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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 "Excerpt from “Our America”" by José Martí.

In this excerpt from “Our America,” José Martí discusses the governing of Latin American nations newly independent from outside influence.

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

"How do people create change?", "What is the goal of education?", and "What makes you who you are?"

Ways to support your child: