Parent Guide > Mexican Migrant Workers in the 20th Century
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 "Mexican Migrant Workers in the 20th Century" by Jessica McBirney.
This informational text describes the hard lives of Mexican-Americans and immigrants who became migrant workers throughout the 20th century in the United States.
As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Justice, Freedom & Equality, Prejudice & Discrimination, and Social Change & Revolution as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :
"What is fair?", "How do people create change?", and "How does prejudice emerge?"
Ways to support your child:
Ask your child about this informational text at home:
- What was "Mexican Migrant Workers in the 20th Century" about?
- What did you learn about Justice, Freedom & Equality?
- What did you learn about Prejudice & Discrimination?
- What did you learn about Social Change & Revolution?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: