by Claudio Sanchez

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 "How Native Students Can Succeed In College: 'Be As Tough As The Land That Made You'" by Claudio Sanchez.

In “How Native Students Can Succeed in College: ‘Be As Tough As The Land That Made You’,” Claudio Sanchez discusses the obstacles Native American students face regarding college and how one particular program has helped.

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

"How has America changed over time?", "What are the effects of prejudice?", "How does a person overcome adversity?", and "What makes you who you are?"

Ways to support your child: