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by Robert Siegel

2011

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 "Young Innovators: Detecting Land Mines" by Robert Siegel .

In this interview, a 17-year-old girl discusses her invention of a device that detects land mines using sound.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Growing Up and Resilience & Success as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"Why should we value our youth?" and "Why do people succeed?"

Ways to support your child: