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by Candace Fleming


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 Desperate Ride of Caesar Rodney " by Candace Fleming .

When it was time to vote on American colonies’ independence from England, delegate Caesar Rodney raced to Philadelphia to share his vote.

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

"What makes America unique?" and "Why do people succeed?"

Ways to support your child: