by Ashley Westerman

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 "Can You Still Have Hope When Life Seems Hopeless?" by Ashley Westerman.

In “Can You Still Have Hope When Life Seems Hopeless?” Ashley Westerman reflects on the hopes of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.

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

"What are the effects of prejudice?" and "How are we changed by war?"

Ways to support your child: