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by Henry William Elson


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 "Puritan Laws and Character" by Henry William Elson.

In “Puritan Laws and Character,” historian Henry William Elson discusses the Puritans, their laws, and the impact they made on early America.

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

"How has America changed over time?", "What makes America unique?", and "What is the importance of community?"

Ways to support your child: