by Jessica McBirney

2016

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 "Workers’ Rights and the History of Labor Unions" by Jessica McBirney.

This article provides a brief history of labor unions, including common tactics and important advances in workers’ rights.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Justice, Freedom & Equality and Social Change & Revolution as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"What is fair?" and "How do people create change?"

Ways to support your child: