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by Sanjana Chetia

2019

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 "Celebrating Cinco de Mayo" by Sanjana Chetia.

In the informational text “Cinco de Mayo,” Sanjana Chetia explains the history of Cinco de Mayo and why it has become an important cultural celebration for Mexican Americans.

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

"What makes America unique?", "What is the importance of community?", and "How do we understand the world around us?"

Ways to support your child: