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by Tony Medina

2002

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 "Poetry Means the World to Me " by Tony Medina .

In Tony Medina’s poem “Poetry Means the World to Me,” Medina speaks from Langston Hughes’ point of view to explore his love for poetry.

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

"How does love emerge?" and "How do we understand the world around us?"

Ways to support your child: