Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.6.1.e - Recognize variations from standard English in their own and others' writing and speaking, and identify and use strategies to improve expression in conventional language.*

1: Environment and Cycles

Unit 1: The Wanderer
Lesson 10: Narrative Essay Writing and Voice

3: Change

Unit 2: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Lesson 10: Revival

4: Systems and Interaction

Unit 3: Secret of the Andes
Final Project: Narrative Essay