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by Mike Kubic


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 "What Made Aldrich Ames Tick?" by Mike Kubic.

Why did Aldrich Ames, former C.I.A. agent, betray his country to spy for the K.G.B.?

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Morality and Revenge & Betrayal as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"What drives a person to betray?" and "Why do people do bad things?"

Ways to support your child: