Parent Guide > Allegory of the Cave
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 "Allegory of the Cave" by Plato.
Plato's Allegory of the Cave is a piece of philosophy explaining the importance of knowledge in society and for the human soul.
As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Education & Knowledge as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :
"How do we understand the world around us?"
Ways to support your child:
Ask your child about this allegory at home:
- What was "Allegory of the Cave" about?
- What did you learn about Education & Knowledge?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: