Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.5 - With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.

1: Environment and Cycles

Unit 2: The People of Sparks
Final Project: Wars and Plagues or A New Environment
Unit 3: Short Stories
Final Project: Writing a Short Story

2: Force and Power

Unit 3: Number the Stars
Lesson 9: A Magazine Article

3: Change

Unit 2: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Lesson 11: Trouble
Lesson 9: Papa's Accident

4: Systems and Interaction

Unit 1: Esperanza Rising
Lesson 8: Christmas
Unit 3: Secret of the Andes
Final Project: Narrative Essay