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 "Fly High, Bessie Coleman " by Jane Sutcliffe.
In the informational text “Fly High, Bessie Coleman,” Jane Sutcliffe discusses the first African American to become a licensed pilot in the world.
As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Prejudice & Discrimination, Resilience & Success, and Social Change & Revolution as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :
"What are the effects of prejudice?", "How do people create change?", and "Why do people succeed?"
Ways to support your child:
- Ask your child about this informational text at home:
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: