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by Pedro Pietri

2015

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 "Puerto Rican Obituary" by Pedro Pietri.

In Pedro Pietri's epic poem "Puerto Rican Obituary," Pietri describes the experiences of five Puerto Ricans in America.

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 is fair?" and "What are the effects of prejudice?"

Ways to support your child: