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by Carol Coven Grannick


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 "Pasha’s First Yom Kippur" by Carol Coven Grannick.

In Carol Coven Grannick’s short story “Pasha’s First Yom Kippur,” a boy struggles to apologize to someone before he starts celebrating Yom Kippur.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Friendship & Family and Loneliness & Isolation as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"What does it mean to feel alone?" and "What makes a family?"

Ways to support your child: