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 "How Haiti Saved the United States" by David White.
In the late 18th century, Toussaint L’Ouverture, a former Haitian slave, led a slave uprising that conquered the Haitians' French captors and helped America expand. This article explains how this remarkable event created lasting change not only in Haiti, but in other countries as well.
"How has America changed over time?" and "How do people create change?"
Ways to support your child:
- Ask your child about this informational text at home:
- Watch Haitian Revolutions: Crash Course World History #30 at home with your child.