by Claude McKay 1922

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 "To One Coming North" by Claude McKay.

In Claude McKay's poem "To One Coming North," a speaker describes coming north and their feelings about their old home.    

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

"How can we achieve happiness?" and "What makes you who you are?"

Ways to support your child: