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Parent Guide: Poem Resisting Arrest

by Kyle Dargan

2018

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 "Poem Resisting Arrest" by Kyle Dargan.

In Kyle Dargan’s poem “Poem Resisting Arrest,” a speaker describes a poem that questions its arrest.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Justice, Freedom & Equality 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 fair?"

Ways to support your child: