Refugee, by Alan Gratz, Writing Activity, Collaborative Poster, Group Project



This Refugee, novel study poster and writing activity poster is triple the fun with the combination of coloring, creativity, and group work! All inspired by your, Refugee book study. After your students are finished writing and coloring, they will collaborate to assemble the 3.3 feet x 2.6 feet poster for your classroom wall, bulletin board, classroom door, hallway, lobby, or library.

The group poster project is a perfect size to laminate. Refugee poster includes assembly instructions and helpful tips to make it even better! You will only need to print this one time per class! That’s it.

Refugee, by Alan Gratz is a wonderful novel for your students to read and ELA or in a Social Studies unit. Refugee is a young adult literature novel by Alan Gratz published in 2017. The book shares the stories from three main characters from three different eras; Josef, 1930’s, Nazi Germany, Isabel, 1990s Cuba, and Mahmoud, modern day 2015, Syria.

You’ll love watching your students collaborate. The activity is designed for students to communicate and work together. Encourage your students to find class members with poster pieces near their own to create their masterpiece. The writing activity is truly insightful and reflective of Alan Gratz’s central messages of “survival, family, empathy, hope, and happiness.”

Refugee collaborative poster includes:
★ A finished image of what the Refugee book poster should look like when it is finished
★ coloring instructions on each page
★ 2 writing prompts
★ Explicit and complete directions from start to finish
★ An optional row of pieces in the event you have more students
★ A one-page coloring sheet (8.5 x11)

Recommended supplies needed: crayons, colored pencils, scissors, tape or stapler
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Created by Danielle Knight, 2019 © Study All Knight

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