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:
Ask your child about this psychology article at home:
- What was "The Blue-Eyed, Brown-Eyed Exercise" About
- What did you learn about?