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 "Allegory of the Cave" by Plato.
Plato’s Allegory of the Cave is a piece of philosophy explaining the importance of knowledge in society and for the human soul.
As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Education & Knowledge as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :
"How do we understand the world around us?"
Ways to support your child:
- Ask your child about this allegory at home:
- What was "Allegory of the Cave" About
- What did you learn about?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: