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by USHistory.org

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 Sit-In Movement" by USHistory.org.

This informational text discusses the different forms of peaceful protests that civil rights activists employed during their struggle for equality.

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

"How do people create change?" and "How can we achieve peace?"

Ways to support your child: