Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.3.3 - Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

1: Environment

Unit 1: Tornado
Lesson 3: The Tornado
Lesson 4: A Card Trick
Unit 2: Sarah, Plain and Tall
Lesson 1: Getting Started
Lesson 11: Squall
Lesson 7: The Dune
Lesson 9: Writing
Unit 3: Who Was Helen Keller?
Lesson 3: Helen's Challenges
Lesson 8: All Grown Up
Final Project: Scrapbook or Interview

2: Change

Unit 1: Morning Girl
Lesson 2: Point of View
Lesson 5: Let's Write

3: Cycles

Unit 1: Poppy
Lesson 10: The Battle
Lesson 3: The Emergency Meeting
Lesson 4: Standing Before Mr. Ocax
Lesson 9: The Truth at Last
Unit 2: Charlotte's Web
Final Project: Charlotte's Web
Unit 3: The Family Under the Bridge
Lesson 2: The French Man
Lesson 8: Christmas Eve

4: Relationships

Unit 1: The Rain Forest
Lesson 1: Welcome to the Rain Forest
Unit 1: One Day in the Tropical Rain Forest
Lesson 3: The Tree
Lesson 8: Persuasive Writing
Final Project: Field Guide or Documentary
Unit 2: The Whipping Boy
Final Project: A Monologue
Unit 3: Iggie's House
Lesson 3: The Softball Game
Lesson 4: A New Dog
Lesson 9: A Letter
Final Project: Character Interviews