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by Jane Landers

2006

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 "Francisco Menéndez: An Unsung Hero" by Jane Landers.

In the informational text “Francisco Menéndez: An Unsung Hero,” Jane Landers discusses the life and accomplishments of the African American colonial hero Francisco Menéndez.

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

"How has America changed over time?" and "What makes a hero?"

Ways to support your child: