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by USHistory.org

2016

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 "Showdown in Little Rock" by USHistory.org.

This informational text explores the 1957 incident in Little Rock, Arkansas where white segregationists and the governor illegally tried to block black students from integrating into white schools.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of America, Resilience & Success, and Technology, Progress & Industry as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How has America changed over time?", "How does a person overcome adversity?", and "What are the costs and benefits of technology?"

Ways to support your child: