by Alison Pearce Stevens 2017

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 "The power of 'like'" by Alison Pearce Stevens.

In the informational text "The power of 'like,'" Alison Pearce Stevens discusses how posts and "likes" on social media have the power to influence others.

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

"Why do people follow the crowd?", "What are the costs and benefits of technology?", and "How do we understand the world around us?"

Ways to support your child: