Parent Guide > The Life and Achievements of Thomas Edison
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This week in class, we’re reading "The Life and Achievements of Thomas Edison" by Jessica McBirney.
"The Life and Achievements of Thomas Edison" displays the resolute and determined nature of a storied and celebrated American inventor.
As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Resilience & Success as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :
"Why do people succeed?"
Ways to support your child:
Ask your child about this informational text at home:
- What was "The Life and Achievements of Thomas Edison" about?
- What did you learn about Resilience & Success?
- Watch Thomas Edison – Mini Biography at home with your child.