This week in class, we’re reading “Telephone Conversation” by Wole Soyinka.
In Wole Soyinka’s poem “Telephone Conversation” the speaker is asked to disclose how dark they are when they attempt to rent an apartment.
As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Prejudice & Discrimination as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :
“What are the effects of prejudice?”
Ways to support your child:
- Ask your child about this poem at home:
- What was “Telephone Conversation” about?
- What did you learn about?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: