How an 11-Year-Old Boy Invented the Popsicle

This week in class, we’re reading “How an 11-Year-Old Boy Invented the Popsicle” by Shelby Pope for NPR.

In this article, the young innovator responsible for inventing the popsicle at 11 years old is discussed.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Growing Up and Resilience & Success as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

“Why should we value our youth?” and “Why do people succeed?”

Ways to support your child:

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Examination Day

This week in class, we’re reading “Examination Day” by Henry Slesar.

In Henry Slesar’s short story “Examination Day,” a boy takes an intelligence exam administered by the government.

As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Fear & Paranoia as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :

“How does fear drive action?”

Ways to support your child:

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