Parent Guide > Gyroscopes
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 "Gyroscopes" by Susan Muaddi Darraj.
In "Gyroscopes," an Arab American teenager deals with painful feelings when she confronts racism in an unexpected place.
As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Prejudice & Discrimination as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :
"What are the effects of prejudice?" and "How does prejudice emerge?"
Ways to support your child:
Ask your child about this short story at home:
- What was "Gyroscopes" about?
- What did you learn about Prejudice & Discrimination?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: