by Shirley Chisholm

1972

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 "Shirley Chisholm's Presidential Announcement Speech Transcript" by Shirley Chisholm.

In “Shirley Chisholm’s Presidential Announcement Speech,” Shirley Chisholm announces her candidacy for the Democratic nomination for the presidency of the United States.

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

"How has America changed over time?" and "How do people create change?"

Ways to support your child: