by Dale Archer

2013

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 "Forever Young: America's Obsession with Never Growing Old" by Dale Archer.

According to Dale Archer, our culture puts a high premium on youth. Why are we so obsessed with looking young? Has it gone too far?

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

"Why should we value our youth?" and "How do we define beauty?"

Ways to support your child: