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 "Prison Is a Poor Deterrent, and a Dangerous Punishment" by Daniel Okonkwo.
In the opinion piece, “Prison is a Poor Deterrent, and a Dangerous Punishment,” Daniel Okonkwo discusses why young offenders should be treated differently than adults.
"What is fair?" and "Why should we value our youth?"
Ways to support your child:
- Ask your child about this opinion article at home:
- What was "Prison Is a Poor Deterrent, and a Dangerous Punishment" About
- What did you learn about? About Justice, Freedom & Equality?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: