by Bethany Brookshire

2015

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 "A Teen and A Trolley Reveal Society's Dark Side" by Bethany Brookshire.

In 2015, a high school senior named Tiffany Sun conducted a social science experiment and presented her results at the Intel Science Talent Search in Washington, D.C. This article reports on this social science experiment and what it revealed about society's ugly hidden biases.

As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Morality as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :

"What is good and how do we know?"

Ways to support your child: