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by Caroline Garrison

2016

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 "Going to School as a Refugee" by Caroline Garrison.

In the feature article “Going to School as a Refugee,” Caroline Garrison describes the fears and struggles of refugee students in Dallas schools.

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

"What are the effects of prejudice?", "How are communities formed?", and "What is a friend?"

Ways to support your child: