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by Carol Coven Grannick

2008

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: