by Bakari Bosa 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 Scramble for Africa" by Bakari Bosa.

This informational text summarizes the European and American colonization and plundering of Africa, as well as Africans' resistance and eventual independence movements.

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

"Why do people do bad things?", "How does power corrupt?", and "How does prejudice emerge?"

Ways to support your child: