by President Abraham Lincoln

1865

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 "President Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address " by President Abraham Lincoln.

In “President Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address,” President Lincoln discusses the causes of the American Civil War and what will be required to repair the nation.

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

"What can we learn from tragedy?" and "How are we changed by war?"

Ways to support your child: