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by Jessica McBirney


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 "The Center of Our Solar System" by Jessica McBirney.

In the informational text “The Center of Our Solar System,” Jessica McBirney discusses the important role that the sun plays in our solar system.

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

"Who's in control: man or nature?" and "How do we understand the world around us?"

Ways to support your child: