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by Sonia Sanchez

1995

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 "This Is Not a Small Voice" by Sonia Sanchez.

In Sonia Sanchez's poem "This Is Not a Small Voice," the speaker asserts the strength and love of a collective set of people.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Community and Identity as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"What makes you who you are?" and "What is the importance of community?"

Ways to support your child: