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by Jesús Colón

1961

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 "Little Things Are Big" by Jesús Colón.

In "Little Things are Big," Jesús Colón, a Puerto Rican writer of African descent, describes an interaction with a white woman that changed his point of view.  

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

"What are the effects of prejudice?" and "What is good and how do we know?"

Ways to support your child: