Parent Guide > The Soldier
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This week in class, we’re reading "The Soldier" by Rupert Brooke.
In "The Soldier" (1914) by Rupert Brooke, a young English soldier reveals his dying wish - to be remembered and honored. Rupert Brooke's poetry is a reflection of the mood in England leading up to WWI.
"How are we changed by war?" and "What does it mean to be brave?"
Ways to support your child:
Ask your child about this poem at home:
- What was "The Soldier" about?
- What did you learn about Honor & Courage?
- What did you learn about War & Peace?
- Watch Video: John Green's Crash Course on WWI at home with your child.