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by Heather Bode

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 "Eyes in the Sky" by Heather Bode.

In the informational text “Eyes in the Sky,” Heather Bode discusses the role fire watchers are in preventing fires from spreading out of control.  

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Honor & Courage, 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?", "What are the costs and benefits of technology?", and "What does it mean to be brave?"

Ways to support your child: