by Morning Edition, NPR


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 "Dam Revives Aral Sea and Nearby Communities in Kazakhstan" by Morning Edition, NPR.

In the informational text “Dam Revives Aral Sea and Nearby Communities in Kazakhstan,” NPR discusses how communities surrounding the Aral Sea are benefitting from the slow return of the sea.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Man vs. Nature 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?" and "What are the costs and benefits of technology?"

Ways to support your child: