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by The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

2016

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 "Auschwitz" by The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

The informational text “Auschwitz” details the treatment and use of prisoners in the three main Auschwitz concentration camps.

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

"What are the effects of prejudice?", "How are we changed by war?", and "Why do people do bad things?"

Ways to support your child: