Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.5 - With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing.

1: Interdependence

Unit 1: Little House in the Big Woods
Lesson 1: Introducing the Story
Lesson 11: Finishing the Book
Unit 2: The Sign of the Beaver
Lesson 8: The Bear
Final Project: The Sign of the Beaver Movie

2: Force and Power

Unit 1: Ben and Me
Final Project: An Interview or Party for Ben
Unit 2: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Lesson 10: Back Through the Wardrobe
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 5: A Good Idea

4: Exploration and Survival

Unit 1: Abel's Island
Lesson 5: Perseverance
Final Project: Your Own Deserted Island
Unit 2: Pedro's Journal
Lesson 8: The Island of the Skog
Final Project: Story Blocks