by Benjamin Franklin 1790

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 "Petition from the Pennsylvania Society for the Abolition of Slavery" by Benjamin Franklin.

In this historical document from 1790, Founding Father, Benjamin Franklin, argues that slavery must be abolished in the United States.

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

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

Ways to support your child: