Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.3.a - Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.

1: Interdependence

Unit 1: Little House in the Big Woods
Lesson 11: Finishing the Book
Unit 2: The Sign of the Beaver
Lesson 8: The Bear
Final Project: The Sign of the Beaver Movie

2: Force and Power

Unit 1: Ben and Me
Lesson 7: France
Final Project: An Interview or Party for Ben
Unit 2: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Lesson 10: Back Through the Wardrobe
Lesson 6: A Gift from Father Christmas
Lesson 7: Spring
Final Project: Narnia Think-Tac-Toe
Unit 3: The BFG
Lesson 9: The Palace
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
Unit 2: Holes
Lesson 13: Innocent

4: Exploration and Survival

Unit 1: Abel's Island
Lesson 5: Perseverance
Final Project: Your Own Deserted Island
Unit 3: Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
Lesson 11: The Plan
Lesson 2: Spring is Coming