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 Supreme Court’s Ruling in Brown vs. Board of Education" by U.S. Supreme Court.
This landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the “separate but equal” doctrine and called for the desegregation of American public schools.
As we read, we will be discussing the themes of America, Education & Knowledge, Justice, Freedom & Equality, and Prejudice & Discrimination as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :
"How has America changed over time?", "What is fair?", "What are the effects of prejudice?", and "What is the goal of education?"
Ways to support your child:
- Ask your child about this historical document at home:
- What was "The Supreme Court’s Ruling in Brown vs. Board of Education" About
- What did you learn about? About Education & Knowledge? About Justice, Freedom & Equality? About Prejudice & Discrimination?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: