Parent Guide > Malala Yousafzai's Address to the United Nations, July 2013
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 "Malala Yousafzai's Address to the United Nations, July 2013" by Malala Yousafzai.
In her 2013 Speech to the United Nations, Malala Yousafzai states the importance of education and women's rights.
As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Education & Knowledge, Gender Roles, Honor & Courage, and Social Change & Revolution as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :
"How do we define the roles of men and women?", "How do people create change?", "What is the goal of education?", and "What does it mean to be brave?"
Ways to support your child:
Ask your child about this speech at home:
- What was "Malala Yousafzai's Address to the United Nations, July 2013" about?
- What did you learn about Education & Knowledge?
- What did you learn about Gender Roles?
- What did you learn about Honor & Courage?
- What did you learn about Social Change & Revolution?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: