Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.5 - Analyze the structure an author uses to organize a text, including how the major sections contribute to the whole and to an understanding of the topic.

1: Environment and Cycles

Unit 3: Short Stories
Lesson 7: Your Choice

4: Systems and Interaction

Unit 1: Esperanza Rising
Final Project: A Dramatization
Unit 2: The Tree That Time Built
Lesson 5: Amphibians and Reptiles
Lesson 7: Birds
Lesson 9: Preservation

2: Semester 2

Unit 5: British Poetry
Lesson 3: Graphic Elements
Lesson 5: Allusions
Final Project: Autobiography of a Poet

1: Semester 1

Unit 1: Abigail Adams
Lesson 2: John and Abigail Adams
Lesson 6: Separation
Unit 3: Einstein Adds a New Dimension
Lesson 1: Expository Writing