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 "East 149th Street (Symphony for a Black Girl)" by Teri Ellen Cross Davis.
In Teri Ellen Cross Davis’ poem “East 149th Street (Symphony for a Black Girl),” the speaker describes how she feels after having her hair braided by her mother.
"What makes you who you are?", "How can we achieve happiness?", and "How do we define beauty?"
Ways to support your child:
- Ask your child about this poem at home:
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: