Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Rigorous Reading: Bud, Not Buddy

Rigorous Reading: Bud, Not Buddy

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Strand - Reading Standards: Literature, Grade 4

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.4.1: Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

Activity Page
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
Two Sides of Bud 12
Rules and Things 13
A Look Inside 14
Checking In on Theme 15
Making the Mood 16
Another Voice 17
Choice Words 18
Crystal Ball 19
Section I Teacher Instructions 20
In the Beginning 21
Getting to Know Bud 22
Storyboarding a Scene 23
The Last Laugh 24
Talking About Revenge 25
Section I Log-In 26
Section II Teacher Instructions 27
Things About Momma 28
Picturing Momma 29
The Pretend Family 30
Signs of the Times 31
A Sense of Place 32
A Night in Hooverville 33
Section II Log-In 34
Section III Teacher Instructions 35
A Growing Idea 36
The Road to Grand Rapids 37
They Have Their Reasons 38
A Different Kind of Home 39
On the Road 40
The Old Man 41
Section III Log-In 42
Section IV Teacher Instructions 43
Player Cards 44
Say What They Mean 45
Home Cooking 46
A Night at the Station 47
Section IV Log-In 48
Section V Teacher Instructions 49
The Decision 50
Part of the Band 51
Capturing Sound 52
What We Learn 53
In the End 54
Section V Log-In 55
Add It Up 57 to 59
An important Scene 60
The WOW Factor 61
A New Point of View 62
Acting Out 63
Historical Fiction 64
Historical Figures 65
Considering Genre 66
Considering Voice 67
An Elemental Choice 68 to 69
A Novel Poster 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.4.2: Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.

Activity Page
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
Two Sides of Bud 12
Rules and Things 13
A Look Inside 14
Checking In on Theme 15
Making the Mood 16
Another Voice 17
Section I Teacher Instructions 20
In the Beginning 21
Getting to Know Bud 22
Talking About Revenge 25
Section II Teacher Instructions 27
Things About Momma 28
Picturing Momma 29
The Pretend Family 30
Signs of the Times 31
A Night in Hooverville 33
Section III Teacher Instructions 35
A Growing Idea 36
They Have Their Reasons 38
A Different Kind of Home 39
On the Road 40
The Old Man 41
Section IV Teacher Instructions 43
Home Cooking 46
A Night at the Station 47
Section V Teacher Instructions 49
The Decision 50
Part of the Band 51
Capturing Sound 52
What We Learn 53
In the End 54
Add It Up 57 to 59
An important Scene 60
The WOW Factor 61
Acting Out 63
Historical Fiction 64
Historical Figures 65
Considering Genre 66
Considering Voice 67
An Elemental Choice 68 to 69
A Novel Poster 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.4.3: Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character's thoughts, words, or actions).

Activity Page
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
Two Sides of Bud 12
Rules and Things 13
A Look Inside 14
Checking In on Theme 15
Making the Mood 16
Another Voice 17
Section I Teacher Instructions 20
In the Beginning 21
Getting to Know Bud 22
Storyboarding a Scene 23
The Last Laugh 24
Talking About Revenge 25
Section II Teacher Instructions 27
Things About Momma 28
Picturing Momma 29
The Pretend Family 30
Signs of the Times 31
A Sense of Place 32
A Night in Hooverville 33
Section II Log-In 34
Section III Teacher Instructions 35
A Growing Idea 36
The Road to Grand Rapids 37
They Have Their Reasons 38
A Different Kind of Home 39
On the Road 40
The Old Man 41
Section IV Teacher Instructions 43
Player Cards 44
Say What They Mean 45
Home Cooking 46
A Night at the Station 47
Section V Teacher Instructions 49
The Decision 50
Part of the Band 51
Capturing Sound 52
What We Learn 53
In the End 54
Add It Up 57 to 59
An important Scene 60
The WOW Factor 61
A New Point of View 62
Acting Out 63
Historical Fiction 64
Historical Figures 65
Considering Genre 66
Considering Voice 67
An Elemental Choice 68 to 69
A Novel Poster 70 to 71

Craft and Structure

ELA.RL.4.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., Herculean).

Activity Page
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
Two Sides of Bud 12
Rules and Things 13
A Look Inside 14
Checking In on Theme 15
Making the Mood 16
Another Voice 17
Choice Words 18
Crystal Ball 19
Section I Teacher Instructions 20
In the Beginning 21
Getting to Know Bud 22
Storyboarding a Scene 23
The Last Laugh 24
Talking About Revenge 25
Section I Log-In 26
Section II Teacher Instructions 27
Things About Momma 28
Picturing Momma 29
The Pretend Family 30
Signs of the Times 31
A Sense of Place 32
A Night in Hooverville 33
Section II Log-In 34
Section III Teacher Instructions 35
A Growing Idea 36
The Road to Grand Rapids 37
They Have Their Reasons 38
A Different Kind of Home 39
On the Road 40
The Old Man 41
Section III Log-In 42
Section IV Teacher Instructions 43
Player Cards 44
Say What They Mean 45
Home Cooking 46
A Night at the Station 47
Section IV Log-In 48
Section V Teacher Instructions 49
The Decision 50
Part of the Band 51
Capturing Sound 52
What We Learn 53
In the End 54
Section V Log-In 55
Add It Up 57 to 59
An important Scene 60
The WOW Factor 61
A New Point of View 62
Acting Out 63
Historical Fiction 64
Historical Figures 65
Considering Genre 66
Considering Voice 67
An Elemental Choice 68 to 69
A Novel Poster 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Craft and Structure

ELA.RL.4.6: Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the difference between first- and third-person narrations.

Activity Page
Another Voice 17
Section I Teacher Instructions 20
Section II Teacher Instructions 27
Section III Teacher Instructions 35
Section IV Teacher Instructions 43
Section V Teacher Instructions 49
A New Point of View 62

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

ELA.RL.4.10: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, in the grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

Activity Page
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
Two Sides of Bud 12
Rules and Things 13
A Look Inside 14
Checking In on Theme 15
Making the Mood 16
Another Voice 17
Choice Words 18
Crystal Ball 19
Section I Teacher Instructions 20
In the Beginning 21
Getting to Know Bud 22
Storyboarding a Scene 23
The Last Laugh 24
Talking About Revenge 25
Section I Log-In 26
Section II Teacher Instructions 27
Things About Momma 28
Picturing Momma 29
The Pretend Family 30
Signs of the Times 31
A Sense of Place 32
A Night in Hooverville 33
Section II Log-In 34
Section III Teacher Instructions 35
A Growing Idea 36
The Road to Grand Rapids 37
They Have Their Reasons 38
A Different Kind of Home 39
On the Road 40
The Old Man 41
Section III Log-In 42
Section IV Teacher Instructions 43
Player Cards 44
Say What They Mean 45
Home Cooking 46
A Night at the Station 47
Section IV Log-In 48
Section V Teacher Instructions 49
The Decision 50
Part of the Band 51
Capturing Sound 52
What We Learn 53
In the End 54
Section V Log-In 55
Add It Up 57 to 59
An important Scene 60
The WOW Factor 61
A New Point of View 62
Acting Out 63
Historical Fiction 64
Historical Figures 65
Considering Genre 66
Considering Voice 67
An Elemental Choice 68 to 69
A Novel Poster 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Strand - Reading Standards: Foundational Skills, Grade 4

Phonics and Word Recognition

ELA.RF.4.3: Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.

Activity Page
And the Winner Was... 8
Quick Takes on Topics 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
Two Sides of Bud 12
Rules and Things 13
A Look Inside 14
Checking In on Theme 15
Making the Mood 16
Another Voice 17
Choice Words 18
Crystal Ball 19
Section I Teacher Instructions 20
In the Beginning 21
Getting to Know Bud 22
Storyboarding a Scene 23
The Last Laugh 24
Talking About Revenge 25
Section I Log-In 26
Section II Teacher Instructions 27
Things About Momma 28
Picturing Momma 29
The Pretend Family 30
Signs of the Times 31
A Sense of Place 32
A Night in Hooverville 33
Section II Log-In 34
Section III Teacher Instructions 35
A Growing Idea 36
The Road to Grand Rapids 37
They Have Their Reasons 38
A Different Kind of Home 39
On the Road 40
The Old Man 41
Section III Log-In 42
Section IV Teacher Instructions 43
Player Cards 44
Say What They Mean 45
Home Cooking 46
A Night at the Station 47
Section IV Log-In 48
Section V Teacher Instructions 49
The Decision 50
Part of the Band 51
Capturing Sound 52
What We Learn 53
In the End 54
Section V Log-In 55
Add It Up 57 to 59
An important Scene 60
The WOW Factor 61
A New Point of View 62
Acting Out 63
Historical Fiction 64
Historical Figures 65
Considering Genre 66
Considering Voice 67
An Elemental Choice 68 to 69
A Novel Poster 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Fluency

ELA.RF.4.4: Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

Activity Page
And the Winner Was... 8
Quick Takes on Topics 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
Two Sides of Bud 12
Rules and Things 13
A Look Inside 14
Checking In on Theme 15
Making the Mood 16
Another Voice 17
Choice Words 18
Crystal Ball 19
Section I Teacher Instructions 20
In the Beginning 21
Getting to Know Bud 22
Storyboarding a Scene 23
The Last Laugh 24
Talking About Revenge 25
Section I Log-In 26
Section II Teacher Instructions 27
Things About Momma 28
Picturing Momma 29
The Pretend Family 30
Signs of the Times 31
A Sense of Place 32
A Night in Hooverville 33
Section II Log-In 34
Section III Teacher Instructions 35
A Growing Idea 36
The Road to Grand Rapids 37
They Have Their Reasons 38
A Different Kind of Home 39
On the Road 40
The Old Man 41
Section III Log-In 42
Section IV Teacher Instructions 43
Player Cards 44
Say What They Mean 45
Home Cooking 46
A Night at the Station 47
Section IV Log-In 48
Section V Teacher Instructions 49
The Decision 50
Part of the Band 51
Capturing Sound 52
What We Learn 53
In the End 54
Section V Log-In 55
Add It Up 57 to 59
An important Scene 60
The WOW Factor 61
A New Point of View 62
Acting Out 63
Historical Fiction 64
Historical Figures 65
Considering Genre 66
Considering Voice 67
An Elemental Choice 68 to 69
A Novel Poster 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Strand - Writing Standards, Grade 4

Text Types and Purposes

ELA.W.4.2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

Activity Page
And the Winner Was... 8
Quick Takes on Topics 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
Two Sides of Bud 12
Rules and Things 13
A Look Inside 14
Checking In on Theme 15
Making the Mood 16
Another Voice 17
Choice Words 18
Crystal Ball 19
Section I Teacher Instructions 20
In the Beginning 21
Getting to Know Bud 22
Storyboarding a Scene 23
The Last Laugh 24
Talking About Revenge 25
Section I Log-In 26
Section II Teacher Instructions 27
Things About Momma 28
Picturing Momma 29
The Pretend Family 30
Signs of the Times 31
A Sense of Place 32
A Night in Hooverville 33
Section II Log-In 34
Section III Teacher Instructions 35
A Growing Idea 36
The Road to Grand Rapids 37
They Have Their Reasons 38
A Different Kind of Home 39
On the Road 40
The Old Man 41
Section III Log-In 42
Section IV Teacher Instructions 43
Player Cards 44
Say What They Mean 45
Home Cooking 46
A Night at the Station 47
Section IV Log-In 48
Section V Teacher Instructions 49
The Decision 50
Part of the Band 51
Capturing Sound 52
What We Learn 53
In the End 54
Section V Log-In 55
Add It Up 57 to 59
An important Scene 60
The WOW Factor 61
A New Point of View 62
Historical Fiction 64
Historical Figures 65
Considering Genre 66
Considering Voice 67
An Elemental Choice 68 to 69
A Persuasive Letter 72

Text Types and Purposes

ELA.W.4.1: Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.

Activity Page
Quick Takes on Topics 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
Two Sides of Bud 12
Rules and Things 13
Checking In on Theme 15
Making the Mood 16
Another Voice 17
Crystal Ball 19
Section I Teacher Instructions 20
In the Beginning 21
Getting to Know Bud 22
Storyboarding a Scene 23
The Last Laugh 24
Talking About Revenge 25
Section I Log-In 26
Section II Teacher Instructions 27
Things About Momma 28
Picturing Momma 29
The Pretend Family 30
Signs of the Times 31
A Sense of Place 32
A Night in Hooverville 33
Section II Log-In 34
Section III Teacher Instructions 35
A Growing Idea 36
A Different Kind of Home 39
Section III Log-In 42
Section IV Teacher Instructions 43
Player Cards 44
Home Cooking 46
Section IV Log-In 48
Section V Teacher Instructions 49
Capturing Sound 52
In the End 54
Section V Log-In 55
Add It Up 57 to 59
An important Scene 60
The WOW Factor 61
A New Point of View 62
Historical Fiction 64
Historical Figures 65
Considering Voice 67
An Elemental Choice 68 to 69
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73

Text Types and Purposes

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

Activity Page
Another Voice 17
Section I Teacher Instructions 20
Section I Log-In 26
Section II Teacher Instructions 27
Section II Log-In 34
Section III Teacher Instructions 35
On the Road 40
Section IV Teacher Instructions 43
Section IV Log-In 48
Section V Teacher Instructions 49
Capturing Sound 52
Section V Log-In 55
An important Scene 60
A New Point of View 62
Acting Out 63
Considering Genre 66
Considering Voice 67

Production and Distribution of Writing

ELA.W.4.4: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1–3 above.)

Activity Page
And the Winner Was... 8
Quick Takes on Topics 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
Two Sides of Bud 12
Rules and Things 13
A Look Inside 14
Checking In on Theme 15
Making the Mood 16
Another Voice 17
Choice Words 18
Crystal Ball 19
Section I Teacher Instructions 20
In the Beginning 21
Getting to Know Bud 22
Storyboarding a Scene 23
The Last Laugh 24
Talking About Revenge 25
Section I Log-In 26
Section II Teacher Instructions 27
Things About Momma 28
Picturing Momma 29
The Pretend Family 30
Signs of the Times 31
A Sense of Place 32
A Night in Hooverville 33
Section II Log-In 34
Section III Teacher Instructions 35
A Growing Idea 36
The Road to Grand Rapids 37
They Have Their Reasons 38
A Different Kind of Home 39
On the Road 40
The Old Man 41
Section III Log-In 42
Section IV Teacher Instructions 43
Player Cards 44
Say What They Mean 45
Home Cooking 46
A Night at the Station 47
Section IV Log-In 48
Section V Teacher Instructions 49
The Decision 50
Part of the Band 51
Capturing Sound 52
What We Learn 53
In the End 54
Section V Log-In 55
Add It Up 57 to 59
An important Scene 60
The WOW Factor 61
A New Point of View 62
Acting Out 63
Historical Fiction 64
Historical Figures 65
Considering Genre 66
Considering Voice 67
An Elemental Choice 68 to 69
A Novel Poster 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Production and Distribution of Writing

ELA.W.4.5: With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing. (Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 1-3 up to and including grade 4)

Activity Page
Acting Out 63
An Elemental Choice 68 to 69
A Persuasive Letter 72

Research to Build and Present Knowledge

ELA.W.4.7: Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.

Activity Page
And the Winner Was... 8
A Growing Idea 36
The Road to Grand Rapids 37
Historical Figures 65

Research to Build and Present Knowledge

ELA.W.4.9: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

Activity Page
And the Winner Was... 8
Quick Takes on Topics 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
Two Sides of Bud 12
Rules and Things 13
A Look Inside 14
Checking In on Theme 15
Making the Mood 16
Another Voice 17
Choice Words 18
Crystal Ball 19
Section I Teacher Instructions 20
In the Beginning 21
Getting to Know Bud 22
Storyboarding a Scene 23
The Last Laugh 24
Talking About Revenge 25
Section I Log-In 26
Section II Teacher Instructions 27
Things About Momma 28
Picturing Momma 29
The Pretend Family 30
Signs of the Times 31
A Sense of Place 32
A Night in Hooverville 33
Section II Log-In 34
Section III Teacher Instructions 35
A Growing Idea 36
The Road to Grand Rapids 37
They Have Their Reasons 38
A Different Kind of Home 39
On the Road 40
The Old Man 41
Section III Log-In 42
Section IV Teacher Instructions 43
Player Cards 44
Say What They Mean 45
Home Cooking 46
A Night at the Station 47
Section IV Log-In 48
Section V Teacher Instructions 49
The Decision 50
Part of the Band 51
Capturing Sound 52
What We Learn 53
In the End 54
Section V Log-In 55
Add It Up 57 to 59
An important Scene 60
The WOW Factor 61
A New Point of View 62
Acting Out 63
Historical Fiction 64
Historical Figures 65
Considering Genre 66
Considering Voice 67
An Elemental Choice 68 to 69
A Novel Poster 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Research to Build and Present Knowledge

ELA.W.4.8: Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; take notes and categorize information, and provide a list of sources.

Activity Page
Quick Takes on Topics 9
Making the Mood 16
Another Voice 17
Choice Words 18
Crystal Ball 19
Section I Teacher Instructions 20
Talking About Revenge 25
Section I Log-In 26
Section II Teacher Instructions 27
Signs of the Times 31
A Sense of Place 32
A Night in Hooverville 33
Section II Log-In 34
Section III Teacher Instructions 35
A Growing Idea 36
They Have Their Reasons 38
A Different Kind of Home 39
Section III Log-In 42
Section IV Teacher Instructions 43
Section IV Log-In 48
Section V Teacher Instructions 49
Section V Log-In 55
Add It Up 57 to 59
Historical Figures 65
Considering Genre 66
Considering Voice 67
An Elemental Choice 68 to 69
A Persuasive Letter 72

Range of Writing

ELA.W.4.10: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

Activity Page
And the Winner Was... 8
Quick Takes on Topics 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
Two Sides of Bud 12
Rules and Things 13
A Look Inside 14
Checking In on Theme 15
Making the Mood 16
Another Voice 17
Choice Words 18
Crystal Ball 19
Section I Teacher Instructions 20
In the Beginning 21
Getting to Know Bud 22
Storyboarding a Scene 23
The Last Laugh 24
Talking About Revenge 25
Section I Log-In 26
Section II Teacher Instructions 27
Things About Momma 28
Picturing Momma 29
The Pretend Family 30
Signs of the Times 31
A Sense of Place 32
A Night in Hooverville 33
Section II Log-In 34
Section III Teacher Instructions 35
A Growing Idea 36
The Road to Grand Rapids 37
They Have Their Reasons 38
A Different Kind of Home 39
On the Road 40
The Old Man 41
Section III Log-In 42
Section IV Teacher Instructions 43
Player Cards 44
Say What They Mean 45
Home Cooking 46
A Night at the Station 47
Section IV Log-In 48
Section V Teacher Instructions 49
The Decision 50
Part of the Band 51
Capturing Sound 52
What We Learn 53
In the End 54
Section V Log-In 55
Add It Up 57 to 59
An important Scene 60
The WOW Factor 61
A New Point of View 62
Acting Out 63
Historical Fiction 64
Historical Figures 65
Considering Genre 66
Considering Voice 67
An Elemental Choice 68 to 69
A Novel Poster 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Strand - Speaking and Listening Standards, Grade 4

Comprehension and Collaboration

ELA.SL.4.1: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.

Activity Page
Talking About Revenge 25
A Sense of Place 32
A Different Kind of Home 39
Player Cards 44
Say What They Mean 45
In the End 54
Acting Out 63
A Novel Poster 70 to 71

Comprehension and Collaboration

ELA.SL.4.2: Paraphrase portions of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

Activity Page
Talking About Revenge 25
In the End 54

Comprehension and Collaboration

ELA.SL.4.3: Identify the reasons and evidence a speaker provides to support particular points.

Activity Page
Talking About Revenge 25
A Sense of Place 32
A Different Kind of Home 39
In the End 54

Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.SL.4.4: Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience in an organized manner, using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.

Activity Page
Talking About Revenge 25
A Sense of Place 32
In the End 54
Acting Out 63
A Novel Poster 70 to 71

Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.SL.4.6: Differentiate between contexts that call for formal English (e.g., presenting ideas) and situations where informal discourse is appropriate (e.g., small-group discussion); use formal English when appropriate to task and situation.

Activity Page
Acting Out 63
A Novel Poster 70 to 71

Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.SL.4.5: Add audio recordings and visual displays to presentations when appropriate to enhance the development of main ideas or themes.

Activity Pages
A Novel Poster 70 to 71

Strand - Language Standards, Grade 4

Conventions of Standard English

ELA.L.4.1: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

Activity Page
And the Winner Was... 8
Quick Takes on Topics 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
Two Sides of Bud 12
Rules and Things 13
A Look Inside 14
Checking In on Theme 15
Making the Mood 16
Another Voice 17
Choice Words 18
Crystal Ball 19
Section I Teacher Instructions 20
In the Beginning 21
Getting to Know Bud 22
Storyboarding a Scene 23
The Last Laugh 24
Talking About Revenge 25
Section I Log-In 26
Section II Teacher Instructions 27
Things About Momma 28
Picturing Momma 29
The Pretend Family 30
Signs of the Times 31
A Sense of Place 32
A Night in Hooverville 33
Section II Log-In 34
Section III Teacher Instructions 35
A Growing Idea 36
The Road to Grand Rapids 37
They Have Their Reasons 38
A Different Kind of Home 39
On the Road 40
The Old Man 41
Section III Log-In 42
Section IV Teacher Instructions 43
Player Cards 44
Say What They Mean 45
Home Cooking 46
A Night at the Station 47
Section IV Log-In 48
Section V Teacher Instructions 49
The Decision 50
Part of the Band 51
Capturing Sound 52
What We Learn 53
In the End 54
Section V Log-In 55
Add It Up 57 to 59
An important Scene 60
The WOW Factor 61
A New Point of View 62
Acting Out 63
Historical Fiction 64
Historical Figures 65
Considering Genre 66
Considering Voice 67
An Elemental Choice 68 to 69
A Novel Poster 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Conventions of Standard English

ELA.L.4.2: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

Activity Page
And the Winner Was... 8
Quick Takes on Topics 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
Two Sides of Bud 12
Rules and Things 13
A Look Inside 14
Checking In on Theme 15
Making the Mood 16
Another Voice 17
Choice Words 18
Crystal Ball 19
Section I Teacher Instructions 20
In the Beginning 21
Getting to Know Bud 22
Storyboarding a Scene 23
The Last Laugh 24
Talking About Revenge 25
Section I Log-In 26
Section II Teacher Instructions 27
Things About Momma 28
Picturing Momma 29
The Pretend Family 30
Signs of the Times 31
A Sense of Place 32
A Night in Hooverville 33
Section II Log-In 34
Section III Teacher Instructions 35
A Growing Idea 36
The Road to Grand Rapids 37
They Have Their Reasons 38
A Different Kind of Home 39
On the Road 40
The Old Man 41
Section III Log-In 42
Section IV Teacher Instructions 43
Player Cards 44
Say What They Mean 45
Home Cooking 46
A Night at the Station 47
Section IV Log-In 48
Section V Teacher Instructions 49
The Decision 50
Part of the Band 51
Capturing Sound 52
What We Learn 53
In the End 54
Section V Log-In 55
Add It Up 57 to 59
An important Scene 60
The WOW Factor 61
A New Point of View 62
Acting Out 63
Historical Fiction 64
Historical Figures 65
Considering Genre 66
Considering Voice 67
An Elemental Choice 68 to 69
A Novel Poster 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Knowledge of Language

ELA.L.4.3: Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

Activity Page
And the Winner Was... 8
Quick Takes on Topics 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
Two Sides of Bud 12
Rules and Things 13
A Look Inside 14
Checking In on Theme 15
Making the Mood 16
Another Voice 17
Choice Words 18
Crystal Ball 19
Section I Teacher Instructions 20
In the Beginning 21
Getting to Know Bud 22
Storyboarding a Scene 23
The Last Laugh 24
Talking About Revenge 25
Section I Log-In 26
Section II Teacher Instructions 27
Things About Momma 28
Picturing Momma 29
The Pretend Family 30
Signs of the Times 31
A Sense of Place 32
A Night in Hooverville 33
Section II Log-In 34
Section III Teacher Instructions 35
A Growing Idea 36
The Road to Grand Rapids 37