Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.6.3 - Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

1: Environment and Cycles

Unit 1: The Wanderer
Lesson 1: Charting the Course
Lesson 2: Preparations
Lesson 3: Juggling
Lesson 4: Grand Manan
Lesson 5: Under Way
Lesson 6: Marine Life
Lesson 7: The Storm
Lesson 8: Changes
Lesson 9: Land Ho!
Unit 2: The People of Sparks
Lesson 10: The Decision
Lesson 2: Sparks
Lesson 3: Discovery
Lesson 4: The Disaster
Lesson 5: Roamers
Lesson 6: Flags
Lesson 7: Tomatoes
Lesson 8: Unfairness
Lesson 9: Conflict
Final Project: Wars and Plagues or A New Environment
Unit 3: Short Stories
Lesson 1: The Good Deed
Lesson 2: Short Story Genre
Lesson 3: The Dog of Pompeii
Lesson 4: Rip Van Winkle
Lesson 5: Zlateh the Goat
Lesson 6: Women in Short Stories
Lesson 7: Your Choice

2: Force and Power

Unit 1: Bull Run
Lesson 1: Background on the Civil War
Lesson 2: Pink and Say
Lesson 3: Joining the Ranks
Lesson 4: Ready for Battle
Lesson 5: Nerves
Lesson 6: The Battle Begins
Lesson 7: Fleeing and Death
Final Project: Argumentative Essay
Unit 3: Number the Stars
Lesson 4: In Hiding

3: Change

Unit 1: Tuck Everlasting
Lesson 10: The Water and the Toad
Lesson 2: The Wood
Lesson 3: Winnie
Lesson 4: The Tucks
Lesson 5: At Home with the Tucks
Lesson 6: The Man in the Yellow Suit
Lesson 7: Fishing
Lesson 8: The Gallows
Lesson 9: The Plan
Final Project: A Debate
Unit 2: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Lesson 1: School's In
Lesson 10: Revival
Lesson 11: Trouble
Lesson 2: A Visitor
Lesson 3: The Bus
Lesson 4: T.J.
Lesson 5: The Market
Lesson 6: Uncle Hammer
Lesson 7: Christmas
Lesson 8: Taking a Stand
Lesson 9: Papa's Accident
Unit 3: The Giver
Lesson 1: The Community
Lesson 10: The Plan
Lesson 2: Baby Gabriel
Lesson 3: The Ceremony of Twelve
Lesson 4: The Selection
Lesson 5: Memories
Lesson 6: Color
Lesson 7: Pain
Lesson 8: Love
Lesson 9: Rosemary
Final Project: The Final Chapter

4: Systems and Interaction

Unit 1: Esperanza Rising
Lesson 1: Tragedy in Mexico
Lesson 3: Train Ride
Unit 2: The Tree That Time Built
Lesson 1: Fields
Lesson 2: The Sea
Lesson 3: Prehistoric
Lesson 4: Plants
Lesson 5: Amphibians and Reptiles
Lesson 6: Insects
Lesson 7: Birds
Lesson 8: Mammals
Lesson 9: Preservation
Unit 3: Secret of the Andes
Lesson 1: The Andes Mountains
Lesson 10: Painting Sentences
Lesson 2: The Valley
Lesson 3: People Below
Lesson 4: The Journey
Lesson 5: New Sights
Lesson 6: Llama Training
Lesson 7: The Temple
Lesson 8: The City
Lesson 9: Belonging
Final Project: Narrative Essay