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by Richard J. Boles


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 "Let Them Speak" by Richard J. Boles.

In the informational text “Let Them Speak,” Richard J. Boles provides the accounts of slaves, traders, and observers of the Atlantic slave trade.

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

"How has America changed over time?", "How do we understand the world around us?", and "Why do people do bad things?"

Ways to support your child: