Parent Guide > Watergate: Undoing a President
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This week in class, we’re reading "Watergate: Undoing a President" by USHistory.org.
"Watergate: Undoing a President" is an informational text that explains how the Watergate scandal snowballed from a minor burglary of the DNC headquarters to the first resignation of an American president.
As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Power & Greed as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :
"How does power corrupt?"
Ways to support your child:
Ask your child about this informational text at home:
- What was "Watergate: Undoing a President" About
- What did you learn about?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: