Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.2 - Paraphrase portions of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

1: Interdependence

Unit 1: Little House in the Big Woods
Lesson 1: Introducing the Story
Lesson 6: Sundays and Two Big Bears
Lesson 7: The Sugar Snow
Final Project: Pioneer Family Night
Unit 2: The Sign of the Beaver
Lesson 5: A Story
Final Project: The Sign of the Beaver Movie
Unit 3: Native American Animal Stories
Lesson 5: Legends from Other Cultures

2: Force and Power

Unit 1: Ben and Me
Lesson 4: Electricity
Unit 3: The BFG
Lesson 7: A Nightmare for Fleshlumpeater
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 6: Surprises
Final Project: Your Own Deserted Island
Unit 2: Pedro's Journal
Lesson 10: February
Lesson 2: August
Final Project: Story Blocks
Unit 3: Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
Lesson 7: The Capture
Final Project: The Next Chapter or Book Float