Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.9 - Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from myths, traditional stories, or religious works such as the Bible, including describing how the material is rendered new.

1: Semester 1

Unit 5: Elijah of Buxton
Lesson 10: Allusions and Authors

2: Semester 2

Unit 1: The House of the Scorpion
Lesson 11: Wisdom and Love
Unit 2: Watership Down
Lesson 8: Folktales and Fantasy