6th graders learn about race, socio-economic diversity
Sixth graders read several historical novels with themes related to racial, socio-economic diversity, including How I Found the Strong
, and Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
. Sixth graders also read March: Book One, by John Lewis, a graphic novel about the Civil Rights Movement that includes themes of segregation, perseverance, and non-violence.
In Social Studies, topics of study include female inventors and Black women who have made a difference in history.