Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.10 - By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6–8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

1: Environment and Cycles

Unit 1: The Wanderer
Lesson 1: Charting the Course
Lesson 2: Preparations
Lesson 3: Juggling
Lesson 4: Grand Manan
Lesson 5: Under Way
Lesson 6: Marine Life
Lesson 7: The Storm
Lesson 8: Changes
Lesson 9: Land Ho!
Unit 3: Short Stories
Lesson 1: The Good Deed
Lesson 2: Short Story Genre
Lesson 4: Rip Van Winkle
Lesson 5: Zlateh the Goat
Lesson 6: Women in Short Stories
Lesson 7: Your Choice

2: Force and Power

Unit 1: Bull Run
Lesson 1: Background on the Civil War
Lesson 2: Pink and Say
Lesson 3: Joining the Ranks
Lesson 4: Ready for Battle
Lesson 5: Nerves
Lesson 6: The Battle Begins
Lesson 7: Fleeing and Death
Unit 3: Number the Stars
Lesson 1: Background on Denmark and World War II
Lesson 2: Soldiers on Every Corner
Lesson 3: The Button Shop
Lesson 4: In Hiding
Lesson 5: In the Country
Lesson 6: Aunt Birte is Dead
Lesson 7: Run!
Lesson 8: Little Red Riding Hood
Lesson 9: A Magazine Article

3: Change

Unit 1: Tuck Everlasting
Lesson 1: Getting Ready
Lesson 10: The Water and the Toad
Lesson 2: The Wood
Lesson 3: Winnie
Lesson 4: The Tucks
Lesson 5: At Home with the Tucks
Lesson 6: The Man in the Yellow Suit
Lesson 7: Fishing
Lesson 8: The Gallows
Lesson 9: The Plan
Unit 2: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Lesson 1: School's In
Lesson 10: Revival
Lesson 11: Trouble
Lesson 2: A Visitor
Lesson 3: The Bus
Lesson 4: T.J.
Lesson 5: The Market
Lesson 6: Uncle Hammer
Lesson 7: Christmas
Lesson 8: Taking a Stand
Lesson 9: Papa's Accident
Unit 3: The Giver
Lesson 1: The Community
Lesson 10: The Plan
Lesson 2: Baby Gabriel
Lesson 3: The Ceremony of Twelve
Lesson 4: The Selection
Lesson 5: Memories
Lesson 6: Color
Lesson 7: Pain
Lesson 8: Love
Lesson 9: Rosemary

4: Systems and Interaction

Unit 1: Esperanza Rising
Lesson 1: Tragedy in Mexico
Lesson 10: Together
Lesson 2: Escape
Lesson 3: Train Ride
Lesson 4: Los Angeles
Lesson 5: Home Sweet Home
Lesson 6: Papa's Roses
Lesson 7: Dust Storm
Lesson 8: Christmas
Lesson 9: The Strike
Unit 2: The Tree That Time Built
Lesson 1: Fields
Lesson 2: The Sea
Lesson 3: Prehistoric
Lesson 4: Plants
Lesson 5: Amphibians and Reptiles
Lesson 6: Insects
Lesson 7: Birds
Lesson 8: Mammals
Lesson 9: Preservation
Unit 3: Secret of the Andes
Lesson 1: The Andes Mountains
Lesson 10: Painting Sentences
Lesson 2: The Valley
Lesson 3: People Below
Lesson 4: The Journey
Lesson 5: New Sights
Lesson 6: Llama Training
Lesson 7: The Temple
Lesson 8: The City
Lesson 9: Belonging