by Frederick Douglass

1845

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 Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: Excerpt from Chapter 1" by Frederick Douglass.

In this excerpt from Frederick Douglass' autobiography, Douglass describes the horrifying abuse of Aunt Hester by the slave master.

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

"How does power corrupt?"

Ways to support your child: