by Josh Bean

2013

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 "Should Girls Be Allowed to Play High School Football?" by Josh Bean.

High school football is an intense sport. Does that mean that girls shouldn’t be allowed to play? In this 2013 article by journalist Josh Bean, locals in the Alabama community weigh in on this debate.

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

"What is fair?" and "How do we define the roles of men and women?"

Ways to support your child: