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 "President Reagan's Speech at the Brandenburg Gate" by President Ronald Reagan.
In “President Reagan’s Speech at the Brandenburg Gate”, President Ronald Reagan implores General Secretary Gorbachev to take down the Berlin Wall (“tear down this wall!”) and reunite East and West Germany.
As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Social Change & Revolution as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :
"How do people create change?"
Ways to support your child:
- Ask your child about this speech at home:
- What was "President Reagan's Speech at the Brandenburg Gate" About
- What did you learn about?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: