Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.2.b - Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.

1: Interdependence

Unit 1: Little House in the Big Woods
Lesson 1: Introducing the Story
Lesson 5: Christmas
Lesson 6: Sundays and Two Big Bears
Lesson 7: The Sugar Snow
Final Project: Pioneer Family Night
Unit 2: The Sign of the Beaver
Final Project: The Sign of the Beaver Movie

2: Force and Power

Unit 2: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Lesson 7: Spring
Unit 3: The BFG
Final Project: Recipe for a Dream or Newspaper Report

3: Similarities and Differences

Unit 1: Stories from Africa and Asia
Lesson 6: African Bush Diorama

4: Exploration and Survival

Unit 1: Abel's Island
Lesson 9: The Newcomer
Unit 3: Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
Final Project: The Next Chapter or Book Float