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by President Abraham Lincoln

1863

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 "The Gettysburg Address" by President Abraham Lincoln.

“The Gettysburg Address” emphasizes the importance of continuing to fight for the American principles of liberty and equality.

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

"How has America changed over time?", "How do people create change?", and "How are we changed by war?"

Ways to support your child: