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 "Courage in Denmark: Resistance to the Nazis in WWII" by The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Danish resistance during the Holocaust is explored in the context of global efforts to thwart the Nazis during World War II.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Honor & Courage, Resilience & Success, and Social Change & Revolution as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How does a person overcome adversity?", "How do people create change?", and "What does it mean to be brave?"

Ways to support your child: