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by Wilfred Owen

1917

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 "Anthem for Doomed Youth" by Wilfred Owen.

In Wilfred Owen’s illustrious poem “Anthem for Doomed Youth,” a speaker grieves the needless and undignified loss of human life he observed during the First World War.

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

"How do people face death?" and "How are we changed by war?"

Ways to support your child: