by Angela Lee Duckworth

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 "Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance" by Angela Lee Duckworth.

In the TED Talk “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance,” Angela Lee Duckworth discusses the role that grit plays in success.

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

"What is the goal of education?" and "What makes you who you are?"

Ways to support your child: