Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.8.4 - Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1–3 above.)

1: Semester 1

Unit 1: Abigail Adams
Lesson 1: Getting to Know Abigail Adams

2: Semester 2

Unit 4: To Kill a Mockingbird
Lesson 2: Home and School
Unit 5: Great American Poets
Lesson 12: Reciting Poetry
Lesson 5: Edgar Allan Poe