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by Barbara Elizabeth Walsh

2016

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 Poppy Lady " by Barbara Elizabeth Walsh .

In the informational text “The Poppy Lady,” Barbara Elizabeth Walsh discusses how Moina Michael started a trend for wearing red poppies to remember soldiers.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Honor & Courage and War & Peace as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How are we changed by war?" and "What makes a hero?"

Ways to support your child: