Parent Guide > Sweat
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 "Sweat" by Zora Neale Hurston.
In the short story "Sweat," a working woman tormented by her husband loses her patience.
"How do we define the roles of men and women?", "Is revenge ever justified?", and "Why do people do bad things?"
Ways to support your child:
Ask your child about this short story at home:
- What was "Sweat" about?
- What did you learn about Gender Roles?
- What did you learn about Morality?
- What did you learn about Revenge & Betrayal?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: