Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.2 - Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

1: Interdependence

Unit 1: Little House in the Big Woods
Lesson 11: Finishing the Book
Lesson 4: The Long Rifle
Unit 2: The Sign of the Beaver
Lesson 12: Persuasive Writing
Final Project: The Sign of the Beaver Movie
Unit 3: Native American Animal Stories
Lesson 5: Legends from Other Cultures
Final Project: My Own Myth

2: Force and Power

Unit 1: Ben and Me
Lesson 4: Electricity
Lesson 8: Amos's Account
Unit 2: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Lesson 6: A Gift from Father Christmas
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 3: The Surprise
Lesson 6: African Bush Diorama
Lesson 7: Japan
Unit 2: Holes
Lesson 11: The Thumb of God
Lesson 2: Camp Green Lake
Lesson 5: KB
Lesson 8: Sam the Onion Man

4: Exploration and Survival

Unit 1: Abel's Island
Lesson 5: Perseverance
Final Project: Your Own Deserted Island
Unit 2: Pedro's Journal
Lesson 4: October
Lesson 9: January
Final Project: Story Blocks
Unit 3: Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
Lesson 12: Working in the Night
Final Project: The Next Chapter or Book Float