by Amanda Leigh Mascarelli

2013

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: