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by Emma Bartley


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 "The Backyard Then" by Emma Bartley.

In Emma Bartley’s poem “The Backyard Then,” a speaker describes memories they have of their backyard.

As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Identity as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :

"What makes you who you are?"

Ways to support your child: