Refugees are people who leave a region or country to escape war, persecution, or danger. Their main goal is to find a place to live that is safe. In today’s world, there are refugees fleeing from several countries in Africa and also from several countries, such as Syria, in the Middle East and elsewhere. Your students will learn about refugees and what it means when they need to flee their homes for a new land. The three-page text is geared toward 3rd - 5th graders and comes with six accompanying worksheet pages which reinforce literacy skills involving reading, language, spelling, and writing. Specific concepts, skills, and vocabulary targeted in the book are listed on the first page of the three-page story.
This book and activities help to integrate social studies, reading , and writing while learning more about a current events topic.