by Bob Mondello

2012

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 "Hollywood Dreams of Wealth, Youth, and Beauty" by Bob Mondello.

This article looks at how Hollywood films since the 1900s have depicted life in America and how they have helped manufacture the American Dream.

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

"What makes America unique?" and "How do we define beauty?"

Ways to support your child: