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by Fiona Waters

2007

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 "Granuaile" by Fiona Waters.

In the informational text “Granuaile,” Fiona Waters discusses a female leader and pirate in Ireland who lived during the 16th century.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Honor & Courage and Men & Women as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How do we define the roles of men and women?" and "What does it mean to be brave?"

Ways to support your child: