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by Sir Francis Bacon


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 "Of Studies" by Sir Francis Bacon.

In “Of Studies,” Sir Francis Bacon discusses the values of education and how it benefits those who pursue it.

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

"What is the goal of education?", "Why do people succeed?", and "How do we understand the world around us?"

Ways to support your child: