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by Dianna Geers

2008

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 "Soccer Speaks Many Languages" by Dianna Geers .

In the informational text “Soccer Speaks Many Languages,” Dianna Greers discusses how a young refugee, Innocent Ndayizeye, is able to connect with others through soccer.

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

"How does a person overcome adversity?", "How can we achieve peace?", and "What is a friend?"

Ways to support your child: