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by Lisa Papademetriou

2016

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 "Blue-Sky Home" by Lisa Papademetriou.

In Lisa Papademetriou’s short story “Blue-Sky Home” a girl’s struggles to get her grandfather to accept that she identifies as an American.

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

"What makes America unique?" and "Can you change your identity?"

Ways to support your child: