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 "Alter Egos" by CommonLit Staff.
Can a person have two selves? Beyoncé is also known as Sasha Fierce; Clark Kent, the newspaper reporter, transforms into Superman. The idea that a person can have “another self” is a relatively new concept. This text discusses the nature of alter egos in popular culture, literature, and even comic books.
As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Identity as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :
"Can you change your identity?"
Ways to support your child:
- Ask your child about this informational text at home:
- What was "Alter Egos" About
- What did you learn about?
- Watch Clip from the 2002 film The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, directed by Peter Jackson at home with your child.