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by Noah Webster


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 "On the Education of Youth in America" by Noah Webster.

In the essay “On the Education of Youth in America,” Noah Webster discusses the benefits of educating young Americans for the nation overall.

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

"How has America changed over time?" and "What is the goal of education?"

Ways to support your child: