by Jennifer L. Eberhardt & Aneeta Rattan

2012

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 Race Factor in Trying Juveniles as Adults" by Jennifer L. Eberhardt & Aneeta Rattan.

In the informational text “The Race Factor in Trying Juvenile as Adults” Jennifer L. Eberhardt and Aneeta Rattan explore how race influences how juvenile offenders are sentenced.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Justice, Freedom & Equality and Prejudice & Discrimination as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"What are the effects of prejudice?" and "What is fair?"

Ways to support your child: