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 "Proposals Relating to the Education of Youth in Pennsylvania" by Benjamin Franklin.
In “Proposals Relating to the Education of Youth in Pennsylvania,” Benjamin Franklin proposes what an academy in Pennsylvania should look like and the subjects it should teach students.
As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Education & Knowledge as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :
"What is the goal of education?" and "How do we understand the world around us?"
Ways to support your child:
- Ask your child about this informational text at home:
- What was "Proposals Relating to the Education of Youth in Pennsylvania" About
- What did you learn about?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: