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 White Umbrella " by Gish Jen .
In Gish Jen’s short story “The White Umbrella,” a Chinese American girl sees a white umbrella that she wishes she could own.
"How do we define the roles of men and women?", "What makes you who you are?", and "Why do people resist change?"
Ways to support your child:
- Ask your child about this short story at home:
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: