Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.3.b - Use dialogue and description to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.

1: Interdependence

Unit 2: The Sign of the Beaver
Final Project: The Sign of the Beaver Movie

3: Similarities and Differences

Unit 1: Stories from Africa and Asia
Lesson 4: A Missing Cow

4: Exploration and Survival

Unit 1: Abel's Island
Lesson 9: The Newcomer
Unit 2: Pedro's Journal
Lesson 9: January
Unit 3: Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
Lesson 8: Life at NIMH
Final Project: The Next Chapter or Book Float