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by Mike Kubic

2017

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 Niger Expedition of 1841" by Mike Kubic.

In “The Niger Expedition of 1841,” Mike Kubic discusses Britain's attempt to eradicate slavery by forming treaties with African chieftains along the Niger River.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Morality and Prejudice & Discrimination as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"What are the effects of prejudice?" and "Why do people do bad things?"

Ways to support your child: