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by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

2007

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 "Cell One" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

In Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s short story “Cell One,” a girl’s brother is arrested and is changed by the injustices he witnesses in prison.

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

"What does it mean to be grown up?", "What is good and how do we know?", and "What is fair?"

Ways to support your child: