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by Leigh Dekle


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 Slaves to Sharecroppers" by Leigh Dekle.

The informational text "From Slaves to Sharecroppers" describes the sharecropping system that emerged after the end of slavery in the United States. 

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

"How has America changed over time?" and "What are the effects of following the crowd?"

Ways to support your child: