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by Mark Cartwright

2013

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 "Greek Government" by Mark Cartwright.

This text describes the main forms of government in ancient Greek city-states: democracy, oligarchy, monarchy, and tyranny. It also details how public officials play a role in government.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Justice, Freedom & Equality and Power & Greed as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"Which is more important: freedom or security?" and "How does power corrupt?"

Ways to support your child: