Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.2 - Analyze the purpose of information presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and evaluate the motives (e.g., social, commercial, political) behind its presentation.

1: Semester 1

Unit 4: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Lesson 1: Introduction to Mark Twain and the Novel
Lesson 11: Mark Twain's Influence

2: Semester 2

Unit 3: The Book Thief
Lesson 10: The Trilogy of Happiness
Lesson 11: The Word Shaker
Lesson 3: Burning Books
Lesson 5: The Accordion Player