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 "Life Isn't Fair — Deal With It" by Mike Myatt.
Mike Myatt is a bestselling author and a columnist. Commonly recognized as an authority on leadership, he believes that leadership “exists to disrupt mediocrity.” According to Myatt, "Fair is a state of mind, and most often, an unhealthy one."
As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Justice, Freedom & Equality as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :
"What is fair?"
Ways to support your child:
- Ask your child about this opinion article at home:
- What was "Life Isn't Fair — Deal With It" About
- What did you learn about?
- Watch What is fair and just?: A TEDx Talk by Julian Burnside at home with your child.