by Tina Hesman Saey


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 "Will We Know Alien Life When We See It?" by Tina Hesman Saey.

In the informational text, “Will We Know Alien Life When We See It?” Tina Hesman Saey discusses how scientists define life and what it might look like on other planets.

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

"Who's in control: man or nature?" and "How do we understand the world around us?"

Ways to support your child: