by Joseph Bruchac 2019

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 "Giving Thanks" by Joseph Bruchac.

In "Giving Thanks," the speaker shares a lesson about gratitude from Mohawk elder Chief Jake Swamp.

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

"How do we understand the world around us?" and "How do we view nature?"

Ways to support your child: