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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 "Exodus 1: Israelites Oppressed" by Unknown.

The book of Exodus is a traditional account of the Israelites' slavery to Egypt and their subsequent exit. Exodus 1 picks up where Joseph’s story left off and tells about the cruelty of the Egyptians who demanded the death of the Israelites’ male children.

As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Prejudice & Discrimination as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :

"How does prejudice emerge?"

Ways to support your child: