by Hayes Davis


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 "Route 1 North, Philadelphia to Highland Park" by Hayes Davis.

In Hayes Davis’ poem “Route 1 North, Philadelphia to Highland Park,” a speaker describes learning how to drive with his father.

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

"How do people face death?" and "What makes a family?"

Ways to support your child: