Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.7 - Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.

1: Environment

Unit 1: Amazing Weather
Lesson 8: Habitats and Weather
Unit 1: Tornado
Lesson 1: Weather on the Farm
Lesson 5: Turtles
Unit 3: Who Was Helen Keller?
Lesson 1: Helen's Early Years
Lesson 4: Inventors

2: Change

Unit 1: Morning Girl
Lesson 1: Background Information
Unit 2: Communities Change Over Time
Lesson 2: Elements of Culture
Lesson 5: Cultures Around the World
Lesson 6: Ancient Civilizations
Lesson 8: America Yesterday and Today
Unit 3: People Change the World
Lesson 3: Inventions and New Discoveries

3: Cycles

Unit 1: Life Cycles
Lesson 1: Characteristics of Living Things
Lesson 7: Energy and Food Chains
Unit 1: Poppy
Lesson 1: Preparing for Poppy
Lesson 3: The Emergency Meeting
Unit 2: The Water Cycle
Lesson 5: Animals and the Water Cycle
Unit 2: Charlotte's Web
Lesson 2: Charlotte
Lesson 3: Bad News
Lesson 5: Progress
Unit 3: Economic Cycles
Lesson 2: Jobs
Lesson 7: Economics in Your Community
Unit 3: The Family Under the Bridge
Lesson 1: Pre-Reading
Lesson 9: Saying Goodbye

4: Relationships

Unit 1: The Rain Forest
Lesson 3: Animals of the Rain Forest
Unit 1: One Day in the Tropical Rain Forest
Final Project: Field Guide or Documentary