An Educators' Guide to Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

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Books can help teens understand complex global issues. A helpful educator's guide introduces readers to what it's like to be a refugee. Lesson components for the novel Shades of Gray include an anticipation guide and writing and research activities.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Research a refugee group that has taken up residence in your own town or state
  • Discuss the meaning of the title of the novel and how it connects to the content
Classroom Considerations

  • Different activities connect with different Common Core standards
Pros

  • Shares a Q&A with the author of the book
  • Makes cross-curricular connections
Cons

  • Lacks chapter-by-chapter resources