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 "Woolly Mammoth Sparks Debate Over Cloning" by Joyce Grant.
In this article from Teaching Kids News, students will learn about the controversy surrounding recent technological developments that could allow scientists to resurrect extinct species like the woolly mammoth by cloning DNA from preserved carcasses found in ice.
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 should the future look like?"
Ways to support your child:
- Ask your child about this news article at home:
- What was "Woolly Mammoth Sparks Debate Over Cloning" About
- What did you learn about?
- Watch “Bring Back the Woolly Mammoth!” by Hendrik Poinar | TED at home with your child.