Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.2 - Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.

1: Semester 1

Unit 2: Animal Farm
Lesson 1: What Is a Theme?
Lesson 10: Boxer's Fate
Lesson 11: The Farmers Pay a Visit
Lesson 2: Major's Dream
Lesson 3: The Rebellion
Lesson 4: Work on the Farm
Final Project: Animal Farm Letter

2: Semester 2

Unit 2: Watership Down
Lesson 11: Conflict and Escape
Lesson 2: Foreshadowing
Lesson 7: Rabbit Societies
Lesson 8: Folktales and Fantasy
Unit 4: To Kill a Mockingbird
Lesson 10: Equal Rights?
Lesson 11: The Mockingbird
Lesson 8: Identity