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by Tina Hesman Saey


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: How CRISPR Works" by Tina Hesman Saey.

In the informational text "Explainer: How CRISPR Works," Tina Hesman Saey describes how scientists can edit DNA.

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

"Who's in control: humanity or nature?" and "What are the costs and benefits of technology?"

Ways to support your child: