by Jessica McBirney

2017

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 "America's Most Infamous Hate Group: The KKK" by Jessica McBirney.

In the informational text “America’s Most Infamous Hate Group: The KKK,” Jessica McBirney discusses the KKK’s various waves of activity and popularity in America.

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

"Why do people do bad things?", "How does prejudice emerge?", and "Why do people resist change?"

Ways to support your child: