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by National Park Service


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 Civil Rights Act of 1964" by National Park Service.

This informational text discusses the events that led up to the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of America, Justice, Freedom & Equality, and Social Change & Revolution as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How has America changed over time?", "What is fair?", and "How do people create change?"

Ways to support your child: