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by Angie Kay Dilmore

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 "Stopping for Olympic Gold " by Angie Kay Dilmore.

In the informational text “Stopping for Olympic Gold,” Angie Kay Dilmore discusses John Woodruff’s race at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin.

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

"Why do people succeed?" and "Can we control our fate?"

Ways to support your child: