Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.8 - Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.

1: Interdependence

Unit 1: Little House in the Big Woods
Lesson 2: Little House in the Big Woods
Unit 2: The Sign of the Beaver
Lesson 2: Alone
Unit 3: Native American Animal Stories
Lesson 2: People and Animal Stories

2: Force and Power

Unit 1: Ben and Me
Lesson 2: Setting the Record Straight
Unit 2: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Lesson 1: The Professor's House
Unit 3: The BFG
Lesson 1: In the Middle of the Night

3: Similarities and Differences

Unit 1: Stories from Africa and Asia
Lesson 2: Meeting Precious
Unit 2: Holes
Lesson 2: Camp Green Lake

4: Exploration and Survival

Unit 1: Abel's Island
Lesson 2: The Storm
Unit 2: Pedro's Journal
Lesson 2: August
Unit 3: Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
Lesson 1: Sickness