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by Barrett Smith


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 Value of Being Confused" by Barrett Smith.

In the informational text “The Value of Being Confused,” Barret Smith discusses the benefits of allowing yourself to be confused.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Education & Knowledge, Identity, and Social Change & Revolution as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"What makes you who you are?", "Why do people resist change?", and "How do we understand the world around us?"

Ways to support your child: