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by Gary Soto


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 Chicken That Crossed the Road" by Gary Soto.

A young boy learns a lesson about courage after finding a chicken. 

As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Honor & Courage as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"What does it mean to be brave?" and "What makes a hero?"

Ways to support your child: