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by The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum


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 "Introduction to the Holocaust" by The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

This informational text explains what the Holocaust was, who it affected, who carried it out, and how it ended.

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

"What are the effects of prejudice?", "What can we learn from tragedy?", and "Why do people do bad things?"

Ways to support your child: