Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.6.1 - Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

1: Environment and Cycles

Unit 1: The Wanderer
Lesson 1: Charting the Course
Lesson 4: Grand Manan
Lesson 5: Under Way
Lesson 6: Marine Life
Lesson 7: The Storm
Unit 2: The People of Sparks
Lesson 2: Sparks
Lesson 4: The Disaster
Lesson 5: Roamers
Lesson 6: Flags
Lesson 9: Conflict
Final Project: Wars and Plagues or A New Environment
Unit 3: Short Stories
Lesson 2: Short Story Genre
Lesson 4: Rip Van Winkle
Lesson 5: Zlateh the Goat
Lesson 6: Women in Short Stories
Final Project: Writing a Short Story

2: Force and Power

Unit 1: Bull Run
Lesson 5: Nerves
Lesson 6: The Battle Begins
Final Project: Argumentative Essay
Unit 3: Number the Stars
Lesson 2: Soldiers on Every Corner
Lesson 3: The Button Shop
Lesson 5: In the Country
Lesson 7: Run!
Lesson 9: A Magazine Article

3: Change

Unit 1: Tuck Everlasting
Lesson 2: The Wood
Lesson 5: At Home with the Tucks
Lesson 6: The Man in the Yellow Suit
Lesson 7: Fishing
Lesson 8: The Gallows
Final Project: A Debate
Unit 2: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Lesson 2: A Visitor
Lesson 3: The Bus
Lesson 5: The Market
Lesson 8: Taking a Stand
Lesson 9: Papa's Accident
Final Project: Unit Test and Presentation for Change
Unit 3: The Giver
Lesson 10: The Plan
Lesson 5: Memories
Lesson 6: Color
Lesson 8: Love
Lesson 9: Rosemary
Final Project: The Final Chapter

4: Systems and Interaction

Unit 1: Esperanza Rising
Lesson 10: Together
Lesson 3: Train Ride
Lesson 7: Dust Storm
Lesson 8: Christmas
Lesson 9: The Strike
Unit 2: The Tree That Time Built
Lesson 5: Amphibians and Reptiles
Lesson 7: Birds
Lesson 9: Preservation
Final Project: Poetry Lapbook
Unit 3: Secret of the Andes
Lesson 1: The Andes Mountains
Lesson 10: Painting Sentences
Lesson 2: The Valley
Lesson 3: People Below
Lesson 5: New Sights
Lesson 6: Llama Training
Lesson 7: The Temple
Lesson 8: The City
Lesson 9: Belonging
Final Project: Narrative Essay