Everything you need to understand or teach Letters from Rifka by Karen Hesse.
Letters from Rifka is the story of a young Russian-Jewish girl and her family who leave their homeland in 1919 to travel to America. Persecuted in Russia by the soldiers and others who dislike Jews, Rifka's family makes their way across Russia to Poland and the U.S.
However, Rifka encounters many difficulties along the way. Initially worried that they will not make it out of Russia, the family runs into guards on the...
Letters from Rifka Lesson Plans contain 109 pages of teaching material, including: