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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 "Manifest Destiny, I Do Believe" by BirdBrain History.

In “Manifest Destiny, I Do Believe,” Cordelia – a fictional missionary and pioneer - writes a letter about her bold plans to travel west and “civilize” the Indians in the name of Manifest Destiny.

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

"How has America changed over time?" and "What is good and how do we know?"

Ways to support your child: