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 Tipping Point" by Malcolm Gladwell.
In “The Tipping Point,” Malcolm Gladwell discusses how the prevalence of certain social problems act similarly to diseases.
As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Morality as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :
"Why do people do bad things?"
Ways to support your child:
- Ask your child about this informational text at home:
- What was "The Tipping Point" About
- What did you learn about?
- Watch Malcolm Gladwell interview on “The Tipping Point” on Charlie Rose (2000) at home with your child.