by Barbara Ehrenreich

2001

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 "Serving in Florida: Excerpt from Nickel and Dimed" by Barbara Ehrenreich.

In “Serving in Florida: Excerpt from Nickel and Dimed,” author Barbara Ehrenreich talks about the first steps and early struggles in her social experiment. 

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Justice, Freedom & Equality and Power & Greed as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"What is fair?" and "Does money buy happiness?"

Ways to support your child: