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by President Richard M. Nixon

1974

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 "Richard Nixon’s Resignation Speech" by President Richard M. Nixon.

“Richard Nixon’s Resignation Speech” explains how Nixon is resigning from the office of president for the good of the American people and focuses on the positive elements of Nixon’s legacy.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Justice, Freedom & Equality and Power & Greed as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"What is fair?" and "How does power corrupt?"

Ways to support your child: