Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.2 - Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.

1: Interdependence

Unit 1: Little House in the Big Woods
Final Project: Pioneer Family Night
Unit 2: The Sign of the Beaver
Lesson 5: A Story
Final Project: The Sign of the Beaver Movie

2: Force and Power

Unit 1: Ben and Me
Lesson 9: The Rescue

3: Similarities and Differences

Unit 1: Stories from Africa and Asia
Lesson 6: African Bush Diorama

4: Exploration and Survival

Unit 3: Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
Lesson 7: The Capture
Final Project: The Next Chapter or Book Float