by New York Tribune 1920

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 "Eight White Sox Are Indicted" by New York Tribune.

In 1920, a grand jury convened to investigate eight Chicago White Sox baseball players accused of intentionally losing the 1919 World Series against the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for money from gamblers.

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

"Does money buy happiness?" and "Why do people do bad things?"

Ways to support your child: