Parent Guide > On Broadway
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 "On Broadway" by Claude McKay.
Claude McKay was a civil rights activist and Jamaican American writer. In "On Broadway" (1922), a speaker longingly looks at a bright city scene from which he feels isolated.
"What makes America unique?" and "What does it mean to feel alone?"
Ways to support your child:
Ask your child about this poem at home:
- What was "On Broadway" about?
- What did you learn about America?
- What did you learn about Loneliness & Isolation?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: