Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.3 - Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

1: Interdependence

Unit 1: Little House in the Big Woods
Lesson 10: Summertime and Harvest
Lesson 11: Finishing the Book
Unit 2: The Sign of the Beaver
Final Project: The Sign of the Beaver Movie

2: Force and Power

Unit 1: Ben and Me
Lesson 3: Swimming
Lesson 8: Amos's Account
Unit 2: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Lesson 8: Deep Magic
Unit 3: The BFG
Final Project: Recipe for a Dream or Newspaper Report

3: Similarities and Differences

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

4: Exploration and Survival

Unit 2: Pedro's Journal
Lesson 10: February
Lesson 2: August