Parent Guide > Today's Telephone
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This week in class, we’re reading "Today's Telephone" by Barbara Radner.
"Today's Telephone" explores the progression of technology before, during, and after Alexander Graham Bell's invention of the modern telephone.
As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Technology, Progress & Industry as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :
"What are the costs and benefits of technology?"
Ways to support your child:
Ask your child about this informational text at home:
- What was "Today's Telephone" about?
- What did you learn about Technology, Progress & Industry?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: