Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.3 - Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

1: Interdependence

Unit 2: The Sign of the Beaver
Lesson 1: Background Information

2: Force and Power

Unit 2: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Lesson 4: The Lion

3: Similarities and Differences

Unit 1: Stories from Africa and Asia
Lesson 1: Meerkats in Botswana
Lesson 3: The Surprise

4: Exploration and Survival

Unit 3: Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
Lesson 10: Amazing Rats
Lesson 11: The Plan