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by Jennifer Barry

2017

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 "Raising Elephants" by Jennifer Barry .

The informational text “Raising Elephants” explains the social interactions that teenage male elephants must navigate in order to make the transition into adulthood.

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

"What does it mean to be grown up?" and "What is the importance of community?"

Ways to support your child: