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 "We Shall Overcome Speech" by President Lyndon B. Johnson.
This rousing speech by President Lyndon B. Johnson was delivered right after civil rights protesters were brutally beaten on “Bloody Sunday.” This speech is considered one of the best presidential speeches in history, and eventually led to The Voting Rights Act of 1965.
"How has America changed over time?", "How do people create change?", and "How can we achieve peace?"
Ways to support your child:
- Ask your child about this speech at home:
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: