by Jessica McBirney 2016

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 Golden Lotus: A History of Foot Binding" by Jessica McBirney.

This informational text introduces the practice of foot binding in China, its history, and the resistance to it.

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

"How do we define the roles of men and women?" and "How do people create change?"

Ways to support your child: