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by Henry Slesar

1958

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 "Examination Day" by Henry Slesar.

In Henry Slesar’s short story “Examination Day,” a boy takes an intelligence exam administered by the government.

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

"How does fear drive action?"

Ways to support your child: