by Jessica McBirney 2018

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 Dust Bowl" by Jessica McBirney.

In the informational text "The Dust Bowl," Jessica McBirney discusses the factors that contributed to the Dust Bowl and how people were affected by it.

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

"How has America changed over time?" and "Who's in control: humanity or nature?"

Ways to support your child: