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by Mabel Powers

1917

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 the Stories Came to Be" by Mabel Powers.

In the folktale “How the Stories Came to Be,” retold by Mabel Powers, a narrator describes the beginning of stories for the Iroquois people.

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

"What is the importance of community?" and "How do we understand the world around us?"

Ways to support your child: