Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.6 - Differentiate between contexts that call for formal English (e.g., presenting ideas) and situations where informal discourse is appropriate (e.g., small-group discussion); use formal English when appropriate to task and situation.

1: Interdependence

Unit 1: Little House in the Big Woods
Lesson 4: The Long Rifle
Unit 2: The Sign of the Beaver
Lesson 8: The Bear
Final Project: The Sign of the Beaver Movie
Unit 3: Native American Animal Stories
Lesson 3: The Natural World

2: Force and Power

Unit 1: Ben and Me
Final Project: An Interview or Party for Ben
Unit 2: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Lesson 10: Back Through the Wardrobe
Unit 3: The BFG
Final Project: Recipe for a Dream or Newspaper Report

3: Similarities and Differences

Unit 1: Stories from Africa and Asia
Lesson 5: A Good Idea

4: Exploration and Survival

Unit 1: Abel's Island
Lesson 5: Perseverance
Final Project: Your Own Deserted Island