Parent Guide > Ellis Island
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 "Ellis Island" by Joseph Bruchac.
In Joseph Bruchac's poem "Ellis Island," a speaker discusses their ancestors who came to America through Ellis Island.
"What makes America unique?" and "What makes you who you are?"
Ways to support your child:
Ask your child about this poem at home:
- What was "Ellis Island" about?
- What did you learn about America?
- What did you learn about Identity?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: