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: Excerpts from Chapters 1 & 7" by Frederick Douglass.

In this excerpt, national African-American hero and champion for the Freedmen of America tells audiences how he learned to read. 

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

"What is the goal of education?"

Ways to support your child: