Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.7 - Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.

1: Interdependence

Unit 1: Little House in the Big Woods
Lesson 1: Introducing the Story
Lesson 6: Sundays and Two Big Bears
Lesson 9: Going to Town
Unit 2: The Sign of the Beaver
Lesson 1: Background Information
Lesson 3: A Stranger
Lesson 6: The Beaver
Unit 3: Native American Animal Stories
Lesson 2: People and Animal Stories
Lesson 4: Survival Stories

2: Force and Power

Unit 1: Ben and Me
Lesson 1: Ben Franklin and the Colonies
Lesson 10: Back Home
Lesson 2: Setting the Record Straight
Unit 2: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Lesson 1: The Professor's House
Lesson 8: Deep Magic
Lesson 9: Back to Life
Unit 3: The BFG
Lesson 10: A Breakfast Fit for a Queen

3: Similarities and Differences

Unit 1: Stories from Africa and Asia
Lesson 3: The Surprise
Lesson 7: Japan
Unit 2: Holes
Lesson 1: The Texas Desert
Lesson 6: Sunflower Seeds

4: Exploration and Survival

Unit 1: Abel's Island
Lesson 8: The Dead of Winter
Unit 2: Pedro's Journal
Lesson 9: January
Unit 3: Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
Lesson 10: Amazing Rats
Lesson 2: Spring is Coming
Lesson 4: Rats in the Rosebush