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 "Immigrants in Our Own Land" by Jimmy Santiago Baca.
In the poem “Immigrants in Our Own Land,” the speaker dreams of a better life but encounters a disappointing reality instead.
"What is the goal of education?" and "Can we control our fate?"
Ways to support your child:
- Ask your child about this poem at home:
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: