Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.10 - Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and

1: Environment and Cycles

Unit 1: The Wanderer
Lesson 10: Narrative Essay Writing and Voice
Lesson 2: Preparations
Lesson 8: Changes
Final Project: Character Lapbook and Test
Unit 2: The People of Sparks
Lesson 1: The City of Ember
Lesson 10: The Decision
Lesson 3: Discovery
Lesson 4: The Disaster
Lesson 5: Roamers
Lesson 7: Tomatoes
Lesson 9: Conflict
Final Project: Wars and Plagues or A New Environment
Unit 3: Short Stories
Lesson 2: Short Story Genre
Lesson 3: The Dog of Pompeii
Lesson 4: Rip Van Winkle
Lesson 6: Women in Short Stories
Final Project: Writing a Short Story

2: Force and Power

Unit 1: Bull Run
Lesson 4: Ready for Battle
Lesson 5: Nerves
Final Project: Argumentative Essay
Unit 3: Number the Stars
Lesson 2: Soldiers on Every Corner
Lesson 5: In the Country
Lesson 9: A Magazine Article

3: Change

Unit 1: Tuck Everlasting
Lesson 1: Getting Ready
Lesson 10: The Water and the Toad
Lesson 5: At Home with the Tucks
Lesson 7: Fishing
Lesson 8: The Gallows
Lesson 9: The Plan
Final Project: A Debate
Unit 2: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Lesson 10: Revival
Lesson 11: Trouble
Lesson 3: The Bus
Lesson 9: Papa's Accident
Unit 3: The Giver
Lesson 10: The Plan
Lesson 2: Baby Gabriel
Lesson 6: Color
Lesson 8: Love
Final Project: The Final Chapter

4: Systems and Interaction

Unit 1: Esperanza Rising
Lesson 10: Together
Lesson 2: Escape
Lesson 4: Los Angeles
Lesson 5: Home Sweet Home
Lesson 7: Dust Storm
Final Project: A Dramatization
Unit 2: The Tree That Time Built
Lesson 1: Fields
Lesson 2: The Sea
Lesson 3: Prehistoric
Lesson 4: Plants
Lesson 6: Insects
Lesson 8: Mammals
Lesson 9: Preservation
Final Project: Poetry Lapbook
Unit 3: Secret of the Andes
Lesson 3: People Below
Lesson 8: The City
Final Project: Narrative Essay