The Secret of Priest's Grotto is an incredible story of survival that meets Common Core Standards for studies about the holocaust. It can be used to introduce the holocaust and frame it with the hope of a family who survived by doing what no one would have dreamed possible. The connections to geology, history, and health make it an excellent choice as a cross-curricular book.
This reading guide uses research-based reading and vocabulary strategies before, during and after reading with exercises that engage readers and help them to find text-based answers.
Excellent resource for striving readers!