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by Naomi Shihab Nye


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 Who We Are" by Naomi Shihab Nye.

In “This is Not Who We Are,” Naomi Shihab Nye reflects on her cultural identity as an Arab-American.

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

Ways to support your child: