Building Background Turn to page 81 in your red literature book. After losing her Unfamiliar words are home, the refugee carried her few possessions in a small suitcase. The crowd swarmed the gate. The refugees needed a permanent home. sometimes made clear by an example. Words that point out “example clues” are like, such as, for instance, and for example. Leah wore an old pinafore, which is like the jumpers girls wear today. Title it: “Suzy and Leah Vocabulary” Refugee: a person who flees for safety, especially because of war or natural disaster Swarmed: moved in a large group; form of the verb swarm Permanent: lasting Turn to page 81 in your red literature book. Read the section titled “Build Background.” On page 81, read the section titled “Literary Element: Theme.” Suzy lives in a comfortable home with her family, whereas Leah is a refugee whose family was murdered. How do you think the girls will relate to each other? Flip through the pages of the text. Look at the pictures. How does previewing the photos in this selection help you prepare to read it? How do the photos help you predict that this fictional selection will be based on real events? Notice how Suzy and Leah act towards each other and what they think about each other. In your literature section, list examples of intolerance as you read. Find at least 3 examples of intolerance in the story “Suzy and Leah.” Write them down on one sheet of paper. Discuss and answer the following questions: From their experiences, what can Suzy and Leah learn about tolerance? What can we as readers learn about tolerance? Complete pages 92-93, questions 2-6 and 8-13 only. Answer in complete sentences.