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 President 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?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: