Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.10 - By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, at the high end of grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

1: Semester 1

Unit 1: Abigail Adams
Lesson 1: Getting to Know Abigail Adams
Lesson 10: Presidential Politics

2: Semester 2

Unit 1: The House of the Scorpion
Lesson 10: Opium and Aztlán
Lesson 12: El Día de los Muertos
Lesson 13: Unit Test and Essay Reflections
Unit 5: Great American Poets
Lesson 5: Edgar Allan Poe
Final Project: Poetry Journal