Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.9-10.1 - Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

1: Semester 1

Unit 5: Nonfiction
Lesson 3: The Taliban
Lesson 5: Displacement

2: Semester 2

Unit 1: Ender's Game
Lesson 1: Born to Genius
Lesson 12: Campbell's Comparisons
Unit 3: Informational Texts
Lesson 1: What Are Informational Texts?