Parent Guide > We Real Cool
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This week in class, we’re reading "We Real Cool" by Gwendolyn Brooks.
In Gwendolyn Brooks's poem "We Real Cool," she describes a group of young men she once noticed at a pool hall, portraying them as not caring about responsibilities.
"What can we learn from tragedy?" and "What makes you who you are?"
Ways to support your child:
Ask your child about this poem at home:
- What was "We Real Cool" about?
- What did you learn about Comedy & Tragedy?
- What did you learn about Identity?
- Watch Gwendolyn Brooks Reads We Real Cool at home with your child.