by Thomas Sumner


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 "Scientists confirm ‘greenhouse’ effect of human’s CO2" by Thomas Sumner.

In the informational text “Scientists confirm ‘greenhouse’ effect of human’s CO2,” Thomas Sumner discusses how scientists proved that CO2 emissions contribute to global warming.

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

"Who's in control: man or nature?" and "What are the costs and benefits of technology?"

Ways to support your child: