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by Jessica McBirney

2017

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 Cold War" by Jessica McBirney .

In the informational text “The Cold War,” Jessica McBirney discusses the conflicts of the Cold War, specifically what it was, who was involved, and why it occurred.

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

"How does fear drive action?" and "How are we changed by war?"

Ways to support your child: