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by Jamaica Kincaid


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 "Girl" by Jamaica Kincaid.

A woman outlines how girls must behave in order to become a "proper" woman.

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

"What makes you who you are?" and "How do we define the roles of men and women?"

Ways to support your child: