by Julie McCarthy

2015

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's It Like to Live Without Electricity?" by Julie McCarthy.

This article provides a glimpse into the lives of people without electricity, specifically in rural India, and the struggle to implement clean energy in their homes.

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: