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by Wilfred Owen

1921

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 "Dulce et Decorum Est" by Wilfred Owen.

The horrors of chemical warfare during World War I are described in this gripping poem.

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

"How do people face death?", "How are we changed by war?", and "What does it mean to be brave?"

Ways to support your child: