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Thomas Jefferson

1776

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 Declaration of Independence" by Thomas Jefferson.

In “The Declaration of Independence,” representatives from the 13 American colonies declare their independence from Great Britain.

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

"What makes America unique?"

Ways to support your child: