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by Barrett Smith


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 "Rosa Parks: Beyond the Bus" by Barrett Smith .

In the informational text “Rosa Parks: Beyond the Bus,” Barrett Smith discusses some of Rosa Parks’ lesser known, but equally important, accomplishments. 

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Honor & Courage and Social Change & Revolution as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How do people create change?" and "What makes a hero?"

Ways to support your child: