Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.7 - Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and refocusing the inquiry when appropriate.

1: Environment and Cycles

Unit 2: The People of Sparks
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

2: Force and Power

Unit 1: Bull Run
Lesson 1: Background on the Civil War
Unit 3: Number the Stars
Lesson 9: A Magazine Article

3: Change

Unit 2: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Lesson 2: A Visitor

4: Systems and Interaction

Unit 2: The Tree That Time Built
Lesson 3: Prehistoric
Lesson 9: Preservation