Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.6 - Identify aspects of a text that reveal an author’s point of view or purpose (e.g., loaded language, inclusion or avoidance of particular facts).

2: Force and Power

Unit 1: Bull Run
Lesson 1: Background on the Civil War

4: Systems and Interaction

Unit 1: Esperanza Rising
Lesson 1: Tragedy in Mexico