Parent Guide > Reconstruction
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 "Reconstruction" by USHistory.org.
This informational text details the controversial policies of Reconstruction after the American Civil War.
As we read, we will be discussing the themes of America, Prejudice & Discrimination, and War & Peace as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :
"How has America changed over time?", "What are the effects of prejudice?", and "How are we changed by war?"
Ways to support your child:
Ask your child about this informational text at home:
- What was "Reconstruction" About
- What did you learn about? About Prejudice & Discrimination? About War & Peace?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: