International Day of Peace

Boy standing in Syrian refugee camp.

Welcome to the In the Know September topic, International Day of Peace. You may wish to take a look at other grade spans and recommend articles to students that are below or above their grade’s reading level.

Grades K-1 explore the lives of people who have worked for peace.

Grades 2-3 look at the United Nations and what it does.

Grades 4-5 focuses on the refugee crisis throughout the world.

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Photo Credit: Agencja Fotograficzna Caro/Alamy Stock Photo