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by Nancy Machlis


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 "My Great-Grandma" by Nancy Machlis.

In Nancy Machlis' short story "My Great-Grandma," a brother and a sister visit their great-grandmother in a nursing home.

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

"How are we changed by love?" and "What makes a family?"

Ways to support your child: