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by CommonLit Staff

2014

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 "Pet Rocks" by CommonLit Staff.

In America in the 1970s, many people paid great amounts of money for painted rocks that they treated as pets.

As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Social Pressure as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :

"Why do people follow the crowd?"

Ways to support your child: