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by Benjamin Koch


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 Roof of the World" by Benjamin Koch.

In the informational text “On the Roof of the World,” Benjamin Koch discusses his experiences staying with the Tibetan nomads and what he learned from them.

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

"How can we achieve happiness?", "What makes you who you are?", and "How do we understand the world around us?"

Ways to support your child: