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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 "Elie Wiesel" by The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Holocaust survivor and storyteller Elie Wiesel is recognized as a leader in the fight for peace and human dignity.

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

"What can we learn from tragedy?", "Why do people succeed?", and "What makes a hero?"

Ways to support your child: