by Amanda Leigh Mascarelli


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 "Explainer: Animals’ Role in Human Disease" by Amanda Leigh Mascarelli.

In “Explainer: Animals’ Role in Human Disease,” Amanda Leigh Mascarelli discusses how diseases among animals can be introduced to humans.

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

"Who's in control: man or nature?" and "How do we understand the world around us?"

Ways to support your child: