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by Sarah Linn

2009

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 "What’s What with the Rostra?" by Sarah Linn.

In the informational text “What’s What with the Rostra?” Sarah Linn describes platforms in ancient Rome that people addressed the public from.  

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

"What is the importance of community?", "How are we changed by war?", and "How can fear be used to manipulate?"

Ways to support your child: