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Lewis and Clark - Ms. Leisure: Between Shades of Gray

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Between Shades of Gray

by. Ruta Sepetys


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Standards Focus of the Quarter

Standard Focus


  • Comprehension: Students will extract and construct meaning using prior knowledge, applying information from the text, and monitoring comprehensions while reading grade level text.


  • Writing Genres: Students will write for a variety of purposes and audiences in multiple genres.

Speaking and Listening

  • Reciprocal Communication: Students will develop, apply, and adapt reciprocal communication skills.

Multiple Literacies

  • Multiple Literacies: Students will research, synthesize, evaluate and communicate information in a variety of media and formats.

IB Criterion Focus

Criterion C: Producing Text 

Strand I - By the end of the years, students should be able to produce a text that demonstrates thought, imagination and sensitivity, while exploring and considering new perspectives and ideas arising from personal engagement with the creative process.

Omaha Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information, citizenship status, or economic status in its programs, activities and employment and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following individual has been designated to address inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Superintendent of Schools, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (531-299-9822).

Las Escuelas Públicas de Omaha no discriminan basados en la raza, color, origen nacional, religión, sexo, estado civil, orientación sexual, discapacidad , edad, información genética, estado de ciudadanía, o estado económico, en sus programas, actividades y empleo, y provee acceso equitativo a los “Boy Scouts” y a otros grupos juveniles designados. La siguiente persona ha sido designada para atender estas inquietudes referentes a las pólizas de no discriminación: El Superintendente de las Escuelas, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (531-299-9822).