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by Mike Weinstein

2002

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 "Working the Farms" by Mike Weinstein.

In “Working on the Farm: Children on the Move,” Mike Weinstein discusses the migrant children who work on farms in the United States.

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

"What does it mean to be grown up?" and "What is fair?"

Ways to support your child: