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by Plato

380 B.C.

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: