Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.10 - By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 2-3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

1: Environment

Unit 1: Tornado
Lesson 1: Weather on the Farm
Lesson 2: The Storm
Lesson 6: The Best Pet Award
Lesson 8: The End of the Storm
Unit 2: Sarah, Plain and Tall
Lesson 1: Getting Started
Lesson 2: Story Elements
Lesson 3: The News
Lesson 4: The Letters
Lesson 5: The Arrival
Lesson 6: Life on the Prairie
Lesson 7: The Dune
Lesson 8: Work and Play

2: Change

Unit 1: Morning Girl
Lesson 1: Background Information
Lesson 2: Point of View
Final Project: Poetry Night

3: Cycles

Unit 1: Poppy
Lesson 1: Preparing for Poppy
Unit 3: The Family Under the Bridge
Lesson 1: Pre-Reading
Lesson 7: Among Friends
Lesson 8: Christmas Eve

4: Relationships

Unit 1: One Day in the Tropical Rain Forest
Lesson 1: The Rain Forests
Unit 2: The Whipping Boy
Lesson 7: The Rescue
Final Project: A Monologue