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by Jessica McBirney


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 "Frida Kahlo" by Jessica McBirney.

In the informational text “Frida Kahlo,” Jessica McBirney discusses the life and artistic career of the famous Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Identity, Men & Women, and Resilience & Success as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How do we define the roles of men and women?", "How does a person overcome adversity?", and "What makes you who you are?"

Ways to support your child: