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by CommonLit Staff


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 "The Blue-Eyed, Brown-Eyed Exercise" by CommonLit Staff.

In "The Blue-Eyed, Brown-Eyed Exercise," third grade teacher Jane Elliot conducted a social experiment to teach her students about prejudice and discrimination.

As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Prejudice & Discrimination as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"What are the effects of prejudice?" and "How does prejudice emerge?"

Ways to support your child: