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by Eric Arnesen

2018

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 "From Africa to America" by Eric Arnesen.

In the informational text “From Africa to America,” Eric Arnesen discusses the transportation of Africans to America to work as slaves.

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

"How has America changed over time?", "How does power corrupt?", and "How does prejudice emerge?"

Ways to support your child: