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 "Stop the Atlantic Express!" by Kate Sharp and Sarvinder Naberhaus.
In the informational text “Stop the Atlantic Express!” Kate Sharp and Sarvinder Naberhaus tell the story of how Kate Shelley risked her own safety to help others during a dangerous storm.
As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Honor & Courage as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :
"What makes a hero?"
Ways to support your child:
- Ask your child about this piece of non-fiction at home:
- What was "Stop the Atlantic Express!" About
- What did you learn about?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: