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by Laura Sanders


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 "Fear Prompts Teens to Act Impulsively" by Laura Sanders.

This article from Science News for Students explores the psychology and physiology behind why rebellious behavior peaks during the teen years.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Fear & Paranoia and Identity as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How does fear drive action?" and "What makes you who you are?"

Ways to support your child: