Below are photos of Sudan, and a video of a refugee camp in Kenya, to better help you understand Home of the Brave by Katherine Applegate. How does this background information help you understand the story we’re reading in class?
CLICK HERE for a video about the effect of Sudan’s civil war on its people.
- Below, in the comment section, tell how seeing these pictures increases your understanding of Home of the Brave. Is this what you were picturing while reading the story? Has this background information helped you understand Kek better? How? Explain your thinking. Reply to someone else’s comment on this page.
♥ ♥♥ So pleased to receive a response to my students from author, Katherine Applegate. I’m sure she was pleased to hear from my students. These children are beginning to understand the power of the written word.