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by National Park Service


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: