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by John Steinbeck

1936

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 "Excerpt from The Harvest Gypsies" by John Steinbeck.

In this excerpt from John Steinbeck’s article The Harvest Gypsies, Steinbeck discusses the experiences of migrant workers in America, specifically California.

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

"How has America changed over time?" and "What is fair?"

Ways to support your child: