by Fyodor Tertitskiy 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 "Coming of Age in North Korea" by Fyodor Tertitskiy.

In the informational text "Coming of Age in North Korea," Fyodor Tertitskiy discusses the experiences of adult North Koreans, especially in regards to climbing the social ladder.

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

"Why do people follow the crowd?"

Ways to support your child: