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by Julio Noboa

1973

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 "Identity" by Julio Noboa.

In Julio Noboa’s poem “Identity,” a speaker explains why they would choose to be a weed over a flower.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Beauty & Happiness, Identity, and Social Pressure as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"Why do people follow the crowd?", "What makes you who you are?", and "How can we achieve happiness?"

Ways to support your child: