by Kathiann Kowalski

2018

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 "Can DNA Editing Save Endangered Species?" by Kathiann Kowalski.

In the informational text “Can DNA Editing Save Endangered Species?” Kathiann Kowalski discusses how editing the DNA of invasive species could save endangered native species.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Man vs. Nature, Morality, and Technology, Progress & Industry as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"Who's in control: man or nature?", "What is good and how do we know?", and "What are the costs and benefits of technology?"

Ways to support your child: