by Sharon Oosthoek

2015

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 scientists know Earth is warming" by Sharon Oosthoek.

In the informational text, “Explainer: How scientists know Earth is warming,” Sharon Oosthoek provides information about how scientists have determined that our planet is warming.

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: