by Merrit Kennedy


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 "Salem Memorializes Those Killed During Witch Trials" by Merrit Kennedy.

In the informational text “Salem Memorializes Those Killed During Witch Trials” Merrit Kennedy discusses the memorial established at the site in Salem where 19 people were hanged for witchcraft.  

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

"How has America changed over time?" and "What are the effects of prejudice?"

Ways to support your child: