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by Mike Kubic


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 "Stalin: A Brutal Legacy Uncovered" by Mike Kubic.

In “Stalin: A Brutal Legacy Uncovered,” this informational text provides insight into the historical rise of Joseph Stalin, one of the most brutal tyrants in Soviet and world history, detailing the purges and other such tragedies of his bloody regime.

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

"How can fear be used to manipulate?" and "How does power corrupt?"

Ways to support your child: