by Frederick Douglass


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 these excerpts from Frederick Douglass' autobiography, 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: