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by National Park Service

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 "Frederick Douglass: A Biography" by National Park Service.

This biography of Frederick Douglass provides an overview of his life and work as an abolitionist.

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

"How does a person overcome adversity?", "How do people create change?", and "Can we control our fate?"

Ways to support your child: