by Bernard Lafayette Jr.

2020

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 First Time John Lewis and I Integrated the Buses" by Bernard Lafayette Jr..

Bernard Lafayette remembers his late friend, John Lewis, and his efforts during the Civil Rights Movement. 

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

"What does it mean to be brave?" and "How do people create change?"

Ways to support your child: