by Cecil Dzwowa 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 "Standing out in the Herd" by Cecil Dzwowa.

In the informational text "Standing Out in the Herd," Cecil Dzwowa explains how a giraffe came to be a part of a herd of cows.

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

"How are we changed by love?", "What makes you who you are?", and "What makes a family?"

Ways to support your child: