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 "'I Am Not An Inmate ... I Am A Man. And I Have Potential'" by Deena Prichep.
In "'I Am Not An Inmate ... I Am A Man. And I Have Potential,'" several former inmates discuss the rehabilitative process by which they learned to grow, mature, and redefine their identities.
As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Identity as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :
"Can you change your identity?"
Ways to support your child:
Ask your child about this non-fiction at home:
- What was "'I Am Not An Inmate ... I Am A Man. And I Have Potential'" About
- What did you learn about?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: