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, Lyddie, 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.
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