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by Laura Wrang


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 "The Sign" by Laura Wrang.

In Laura Wrang’s short story “The Sign,” Jess and his mother help a slave escape to the North.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Friendship & Family and Resilience & Success as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How does a person overcome adversity?" and "What is a friend?"

Ways to support your child: