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 "Why Are We Obsessed With Superheroes?" by ABC News.
In this article, Wright proposes that our obsession with superheroes is based in America’s evolving “social needs” and how well these superhuman characters adapt. Certainly, comic superheroes have gained tremendous new popularity in recent years.
As we read, we will be discussing the theme of America as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :
"How has America changed over time?"
Ways to support your child:
- Ask your child about this psychology article at home:
- What was "Why Are We Obsessed With Superheroes?" About
- What did you learn about?
- Watch Evolution of super heroes: Sharad Devarajan at TEDxGateway 2013 at home with your child.