Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.7 - Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.

1: Environment and Cycles

Unit 1: The Wanderer
Lesson 1: Charting the Course
Lesson 8: Changes
Unit 2: The People of Sparks
Lesson 1: The City of Ember
Lesson 10: The Decision
Final Project: Wars and Plagues or A New Environment
Unit 3: Short Stories
Lesson 3: The Dog of Pompeii
Lesson 4: Rip Van Winkle
Lesson 7: Your Choice

2: Force and Power

Unit 1: Bull Run
Lesson 1: Background on the Civil War
Lesson 3: Joining the Ranks
Lesson 5: Nerves
Unit 3: Number the Stars
Lesson 1: Background on Denmark and World War II
Lesson 2: Soldiers on Every Corner
Lesson 9: A Magazine Article

3: Change

Unit 1: Tuck Everlasting
Lesson 2: The Wood
Final Project: A Debate
Unit 2: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Lesson 2: A Visitor
Lesson 9: Papa's Accident
Final Project: Unit Test and Presentation for Change
Unit 3: The Giver
Lesson 6: Color
Final Project: The Final Chapter

4: Systems and Interaction

Unit 1: Esperanza Rising
Lesson 1: Tragedy in Mexico
Lesson 4: Los Angeles
Lesson 5: Home Sweet Home
Unit 3: Secret of the Andes
Lesson 2: The Valley
Lesson 4: The Journey