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by Elie Wiesel

1986

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 "Elie Wiesel's Nobel Acceptance Speech" by Elie Wiesel.

In “Elie Wiesel’s Nobel Acceptance Speech,” Wiesel discusses his experiences with injustice and how peace can be achieved in the future.

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

"What can we learn from tragedy?" and "How can we achieve peace?"

Ways to support your child: