Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.10 - Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

1: Environment

Unit 1: Tornado
Lesson 3: The Tornado
Unit 2: Sarah, Plain and Tall
Lesson 2: Story Elements
Lesson 3: The News
Lesson 4: The Letters
Lesson 5: The Arrival
Lesson 6: Life on the Prairie
Lesson 7: The Dune
Lesson 8: Work and Play
Final Project: Welcome To Kansas
Unit 3: Who Was Helen Keller?
Lesson 3: Helen's Challenges
Lesson 5: Annie
Lesson 7: More Learning
Final Project: Scrapbook or Interview

2: Change

Unit 1: Morning Girl
Lesson 1: Background Information
Lesson 5: Let's Write
Lesson 7: Visitors

3: Cycles

Unit 1: Poppy
Lesson 11: Writing Project
Lesson 4: Standing Before Mr. Ocax
Unit 2: Charlotte's Web
Lesson 2: Charlotte
Lesson 3: Bad News
Lesson 6: The Fair
Final Project: Charlotte's Web
Unit 3: The Family Under the Bridge
Lesson 10: A Home at Last
Lesson 5: Singing

4: Relationships

Unit 1: One Day in the Tropical Rain Forest
Lesson 8: Persuasive Writing
Final Project: Field Guide or Documentary
Unit 2: The Whipping Boy
Lesson 7: The Rescue
Lesson 8: Friends
Final Project: A Monologue
Unit 3: Iggie's House
Lesson 11: The End
Lesson 4: A New Dog
Lesson 8: Moving
Lesson 9: A Letter