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by Kim Ellis

2015

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 "Gifts of Ramadan" by Kim Ellis.

In "Gifts of Ramadan," a boy faces challenges while fasting during the first day of Ramadan.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Community and Loneliness & Isolation as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"What does it mean to feel alone?" and "What is the importance of community?"

Ways to support your child: