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by Robin A. Zimmerman


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 "Jewel Bird" by Robin A. Zimmerman.

In the informational text “Jewel Bird,” Robin A. Zimmerman discusses the resplendent quetzal, a bird that had special significance to the Aztec and Maya.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Beauty & Happiness and Man vs. Nature as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"Who's in control: man or nature?" and "How do we define beauty?"

Ways to support your child: