Parent Guide > The Man in the Arena
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 Man in the Arena" by Theodore Roosevelt.
This excerpt, which preaches persistence and proactivity, comes from a speech given by former President of the United States Theodore Roosevelt in 1910.
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 speech at home:
- What was "The Man in the Arena" about?
- What did you learn about Resilience & Success?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: