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 "Chernobyl: Interviews From Inside a Nuclear Disaster Area" by Interviews That Matter.
A journalist from Interviews That Matter speaks with a survivor of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986 in Ukraine. The interviewee paints a haunting picture of the devastated area then and now.
As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Technology, Progress & Industry as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :
"What are the costs and benefits of technology?"
Ways to support your child:
- Ask your child about this interview at home:
- What was "Chernobyl: Interviews From Inside a Nuclear Disaster Area" About
- What did you learn about?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: