Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Rigorous Reading: Because of Winn-Dixie

Rigorous Reading: Because of Winn-Dixie

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Strand - Reading Standards: Literature, Grade 3

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.3.1: Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

Activity Page
The Summaries of Its Parts 10
Major Minors 11
Because of the Title 12
Checking In on Theme 13
Choice Words 14
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
Finding a Friend 18
A Turtle in Its Shell 19
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
Setting the Tone 23
Infer the Information 24
What's the Big Idea? 25
Section III Teacher Instructions 27
So to Speak 28
How You Know 29
What the Storm Brings 30
Section IV Teacher Instructions 32
Acting Her Age? 33
Character Close-Ups 34 to 35
The Big Old Tree 36
Section V Teacher Instructions 38
The Story of the War 39
Encyclopedia Entry 40
A Taste of Sorrow 41
Section VI Teacher Instructions 43
Characteristic Reactions 44 to 45
Conflicting Feelings 46
Was This Foreshadowed? 47
Words of Wisdom 48
Section VII Teacher Instructions 50
Two Timelines 51
Add It Up 57 to 59
Considering Genre 63
An Elemental Choice 68 to 69
A Tale of Two Summers 70 to 71

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.3.2: Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.

Activity Page
Major Minors 11
Because of the Title 12
Checking In on Theme 13
The Storyboard of How They Met 17
Finding a Friend 18
A Turtle in Its Shell 19
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
What's the Big Idea? 25
Section III Teacher Instructions 27
So to Speak 28
What the Storm Brings 30
Section IV Teacher Instructions 32
Acting Her Age? 33
Character Close-Ups 34 to 35
The Big Old Tree 36
Section V Teacher Instructions 38
The Story of the War 39
Encyclopedia Entry 40
A Taste of Sorrow 41
Section VI Teacher Instructions 43
Characteristic Reactions 44 to 45
Words of Wisdom 48
Section VII Teacher Instructions 50
Two Timelines 51
The End of the Story 54
Add It Up 57 to 59
An Elemental Choice 68 to 69

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.3.3: Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.

Activity Page
Major Minors 11
Because of the Title 12
Checking In on Theme 13
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
Finding a Friend 18
A Turtle in Its Shell 19
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
Setting the Tone 23
Infer the Information 24
What's the Big Idea? 25
Section III Teacher Instructions 27
So to Speak 28
How You Know 29
What the Storm Brings 30
Section IV Teacher Instructions 32
Acting Her Age? 33
Character Close-Ups 34 to 35
The Big Old Tree 36
Section V Teacher Instructions 38
The Story of the War 39
A Taste of Sorrow 41
Section VI Teacher Instructions 43
Characteristic Reactions 44 to 45
Conflicting Feelings 46
Was This Foreshadowed? 47
Words of Wisdom 48
Section VII Teacher Instructions 50
Add It Up 57 to 59
All About Opal 60

Craft and Structure

ELA.RL.3.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from non-literal language.

Activity Page
Because of the Title 12
Choice Words 14
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
Different and Alike 20
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
Infer the Information 24
What's the Big Idea? 25
Section III Teacher Instructions 27
So to Speak 28
How You Know 29
What the Storm Brings 30
Section IV Teacher Instructions 32
Acting Her Age? 33
Character Close-Ups 34 to 35
The Big Old Tree 36
Section V Teacher Instructions 38
The Story of the War 39
A Taste of Sorrow 41
Section VI Teacher Instructions 43
Characteristic Reactions 44 to 45
Words of Wisdom 48
Section VII Teacher Instructions 50

Craft and Structure

ELA.RL.3.5: Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections.

Activity Page
Because of the Title 12
Crystal Ball 15
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
The Storyboard of How They Met 17
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
Setting the Tone 23
What's the Big Idea? 25
Section III Teacher Instructions 27
So to Speak 28
How You Know 29
What the Storm Brings 30
Section IV Teacher Instructions 32
Character Close-Ups 34 to 35
The Big Old Tree 36
Section V Teacher Instructions 38
The Story of the War 39
A Taste of Sorrow 41
Section VI Teacher Instructions 43
Characteristic Reactions 44 to 45
Conflicting Feelings 46
Was This Foreshadowed? 47
Words of Wisdom 48
Section VII Teacher Instructions 50
Two Timelines 51
Acting Out 52 to 53
Add It Up 57 to 59

Craft and Structure

ELA.RL.3.6: Distinguish their own point of view from that of the narrator or those of the characters.

Activity Page
Finding a Friend 18
How You Know 29
Acting Her Age? 33
Characteristic Reactions 44 to 45
Conflicting Feelings 46
Was This Foreshadowed? 47
Words of Wisdom 48
The End of the Story 54
A New Point of View 62

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

ELA.RL.3.10: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 2-3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Activity Page
The Summaries of Its Parts 10
Major Minors 11
Because of the Title 12
Checking In on Theme 13
Choice Words 14
Crystal Ball 15
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
The Storyboard of How They Met 17
Finding a Friend 18
A Turtle in Its Shell 19
Different and Alike 20
Section I Log-In 21
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
Setting the Tone 23
Infer the Information 24
What's the Big Idea? 25
Section II Log-In 26
Section III Teacher Instructions 27
So to Speak 28
How You Know 29
What the Storm Brings 30
Section III Log-In 31
Section IV Teacher Instructions 32
Acting Her Age? 33
Character Close-Ups 34 to 35
The Big Old Tree 36
Section IV Log-In 37
Section V Teacher Instructions 38
The Story of the War 39
Encyclopedia Entry 40
A Taste of Sorrow 41
Section V Log-In 42
Section VI Teacher Instructions 43
Characteristic Reactions 44 to 45
Conflicting Feelings 46
Was This Foreshadowed? 47
Words of Wisdom 48
Section VI Log-In 49
Section VII Teacher Instructions 50
Two Timelines 51
Acting Out 52 to 53
The End of the Story 54
Section VII Log-In 55
Add It Up 57 to 59
All About Opal 60
Letter to Mama 61
A New Point of View 62
Considering Genre 63
Interview a Character 64 to 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
An Elemental Choice 68 to 69
A Tale of Two Summers 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73

Strand - Reading Standards: Foundational Skills, Grade 3

Phonics and Word Recognition

ELA.RF.3.3: Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.

Activity Page
Judging a Book 8
Summer in Your Town 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 10
Major Minors 11
Because of the Title 12
Checking In on Theme 13
Choice Words 14
Crystal Ball 15
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
The Storyboard of How They Met 17
Finding a Friend 18
A Turtle in Its Shell 19
Different and Alike 20
Section I Log-In 21
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
Setting the Tone 23
Infer the Information 24
What's the Big Idea? 25
Section II Log-In 26
Section III Teacher Instructions 27
So to Speak 28
How You Know 29
What the Storm Brings 30
Section III Log-In 31
Section IV Teacher Instructions 32
Acting Her Age? 33
Character Close-Ups 34 to 35
The Big Old Tree 36
Section IV Log-In 37
Section V Teacher Instructions 38
The Story of the War 39
Encyclopedia Entry 40
A Taste of Sorrow 41
Section V Log-In 42
Section VI Teacher Instructions 43
Characteristic Reactions 44 to 45
Conflicting Feelings 46
Was This Foreshadowed? 47
Words of Wisdom 48
Section VI Log-In 49
Section VII Teacher Instructions 50
Two Timelines 51
Acting Out 52 to 53
The End of the Story 54
Section VII Log-In 55
Add It Up 57 to 59
All About Opal 60
Letter to Mama 61
A New Point of View 62
Considering Genre 63
Interview a Character 64 to 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
An Elemental Choice 68 to 69
A Tale of Two Summers 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Fluency

ELA.RF.3.4: Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

Activity Page
Judging a Book 8
Summer in Your Town 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 10
Major Minors 11
Because of the Title 12
Checking In on Theme 13
Choice Words 14
Crystal Ball 15
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
The Storyboard of How They Met 17
Finding a Friend 18
A Turtle in Its Shell 19
Different and Alike 20
Section I Log-In 21
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
Setting the Tone 23
Infer the Information 24
What's the Big Idea? 25
Section II Log-In 26
Section III Teacher Instructions 27
So to Speak 28
How You Know 29
What the Storm Brings 30
Section III Log-In 31
Section IV Teacher Instructions 32
Acting Her Age? 33
Character Close-Ups 34 to 35
The Big Old Tree 36
Section IV Log-In 37
Section V Teacher Instructions 38
The Story of the War 39
Encyclopedia Entry 40
A Taste of Sorrow 41
Section V Log-In 42
Section VI Teacher Instructions 43
Characteristic Reactions 44 to 45
Conflicting Feelings 46
Was This Foreshadowed? 47
Words of Wisdom 48
Section VI Log-In 49
Section VII Teacher Instructions 50
Two Timelines 51
Acting Out 52 to 53
The End of the Story 54
Section VII Log-In 55
Add It Up 57 to 59
All About Opal 60
Letter to Mama 61
A New Point of View 62
Considering Genre 63
Interview a Character 64 to 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
An Elemental Choice 68 to 69
A Tale of Two Summers 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Strand - Writing Standards, Grade 3

Text Types and Purposes

ELA.W.3.2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

Activity Page
Judging a Book 8
The Summaries of Its Parts 10
Major Minors 11
Because of the Title 12
Checking In on Theme 13
Choice Words 14
Crystal Ball 15
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
The Storyboard of How They Met 17
A Turtle in Its Shell 19
Different and Alike 20
Section I Log-In 21
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
Setting the Tone 23
Infer the Information 24
Section II Log-In 26
Section III Teacher Instructions 27
So to Speak 28
How You Know 29
What the Storm Brings 30
Section III Log-In 31
Section IV Teacher Instructions 32
Acting Her Age? 33
Character Close-Ups 34 to 35
The Big Old Tree 36
Section IV Log-In 37
Section V Teacher Instructions 38
The Story of the War 39
Encyclopedia Entry 40
A Taste of Sorrow 41
Section V Log-In 42
Section VI Teacher Instructions 43
Characteristic Reactions 44 to 45
Conflicting Feelings 46
Was This Foreshadowed? 47
Section VI Log-In 49
Section VII Teacher Instructions 50
Two Timelines 51
Acting Out 52 to 53
The End of the Story 54
Section VII Log-In 55
Add It Up 57 to 59
Considering Genre 63
An Elemental Choice 68 to 69
A Tale of Two Summers 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72

Text Types and Purposes

ELA.W.3.1: Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.

Activity Page
Major Minors 11
Because of the Title 12
Checking In on Theme 13
Choice Words 14
Crystal Ball 15
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
The Storyboard of How They Met 17
Finding a Friend 18
A Turtle in Its Shell 19
Section I Log-In 21
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
Setting the Tone 23
Infer the Information 24
What's the Big Idea? 25
Section II Log-In 26
Section III Teacher Instructions 27
So to Speak 28
What the Storm Brings 30
Section III Log-In 31
Section IV Teacher Instructions 32
Acting Her Age? 33
Character Close-Ups 34 to 35
Section V Teacher Instructions 38
A Taste of Sorrow 41
Section V Log-In 42
Section VI Teacher Instructions 43
Conflicting Feelings 46
Was This Foreshadowed? 47
Section VII Teacher Instructions 50
The End of the Story 54
Section VII Log-In 55
Add It Up 57 to 59
All About Opal 60
A New Point of View 62
An Elemental Choice 68 to 69
A Tale of Two Summers 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73

Text Types and Purposes

ELA.W.3.3: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

Activity Page
Section III Log-In 31
Section IV Log-In 37
Section VI Log-In 49
Letter to Mama 61
A New Point of View 62
Considering Genre 63

Production and Distribution of Writing

ELA.W.3.4: With guidance and support from adults, produce writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task and purpose. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1–3 above.)

Activity Page
Judging a Book 8
The Summaries of Its Parts 10
Major Minors 11
Because of the Title 12
Checking In on Theme 13
Crystal Ball 15
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
Different and Alike 20
Section I Log-In 21
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
Setting the Tone 23
Section II Log-In 26
Section III Teacher Instructions 27
Section III Log-In 31
Section IV Teacher Instructions 32
Acting Her Age? 33
Character Close-Ups 34 to 35
The Big Old Tree 36
Section IV Log-In 37
Section V Teacher Instructions 38
Encyclopedia Entry 40
Section V Log-In 42
Section VI Teacher Instructions 43
Characteristic Reactions 44 to 45
Section VI Log-In 49
Section VII Teacher Instructions 50
Two Timelines 51
The End of the Story 54
Section VII Log-In 55
Add It Up 57 to 59
All About Opal 60
Letter to Mama 61
A New Point of View 62
Considering Genre 63
An Elemental Choice 68 to 69
A Tale of Two Summers 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72

Production and Distribution of Writing

ELA.W.3.5: 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 3)

Activity Pages
An Elemental Choice 68 to 69

Research to Build and Present Knowledge

ELA.W.3.8: Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories.

Activity Page
Summer in Your Town 9
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
Finding a Friend 18
Section I Log-In 21
Section II Log-In 26
Section III Log-In 31
Section IV Log-In 37
Section V Log-In 42
Section VI Log-In 49
Section VII Log-In 55
A Tale of Two Summers 70 to 71

Range of Writing

ELA.W.3.10: 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
The Summaries of Its Parts 10
Major Minors 11
Because of the Title 12
Checking In on Theme 13
Choice Words 14
Crystal Ball 15
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
The Storyboard of How They Met 17
Finding a Friend 18
A Turtle in Its Shell 19
Different and Alike 20
Section I Log-In 21
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
Setting the Tone 23
Infer the Information 24
What's the Big Idea? 25
Section II Log-In 26
Section III Teacher Instructions 27
So to Speak 28
How You Know 29
What the Storm Brings 30
Section III Log-In 31
Section IV Teacher Instructions 32
Acting Her Age? 33
Character Close-Ups 34 to 35
The Big Old Tree 36
Section IV Log-In 37
Section V Teacher Instructions 38
The Story of the War 39
Encyclopedia Entry 40
A Taste of Sorrow 41
Section V Log-In 42
Section VI Teacher Instructions 43
Characteristic Reactions 44 to 45
Conflicting Feelings 46
Was This Foreshadowed? 47
Words of Wisdom 48
Section VI Log-In 49
Section VII Teacher Instructions 50
Two Timelines 51
Acting Out 52 to 53
The End of the Story 54
Section VII Log-In 55
Add It Up 57 to 59
All About Opal 60
Letter to Mama 61
A New Point of View 62
Considering Genre 63
Interview a Character 64 to 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
An Elemental Choice 68 to 69
A Tale of Two Summers 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73

Strand - Speaking and Listening Standards, Grade 3

Comprehension and Collaboration

ELA.SL.3.1: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 3 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.

Activity Page
Finding a Friend 18
What's the Big Idea? 25
So to Speak 28
Acting Her Age? 33
Words of Wisdom 48
Acting Out 52 to 53
Interview a Character 64 to 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67

Comprehension and Collaboration

ELA.SL.3.2: Determine the main ideas and supporting details of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

Activity Page
What's the Big Idea? 25
Words of Wisdom 48

Comprehension and Collaboration

ELA.SL.3.3: Ask and answer questions about information from a speaker, offering appropriate elaboration and detail.

Activity Page
What's the Big Idea? 25
Words of Wisdom 48

Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.SL.3.5: Create engaging audio recordings of stories or poems that demonstrate fluid reading at an understandable pace; add visual displays when appropriate to emphasize or enhance certain facts or details.

Activity Pages
Acting Out 52 to 53
A Novel Poster 66 to 67

Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.SL.3.6: Speak in complete sentences when appropriate to task and situation in order to provide requested detail or clarification.

Activity Pages
Acting Out 52 to 53
Interview a Character 64 to 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67

Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.SL.3.4: Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking clearly at an understandable pace.

Activity Pages
Interview a Character 64 to 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67

Strand - Language Standards, Grade 3

Conventions of Standard English

ELA.L.3.1: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

Activity Page
Judging a Book 8
Summer in Your Town 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 10
Major Minors 11
Because of the Title 12
Checking In on Theme 13
Choice Words 14
Crystal Ball 15
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
The Storyboard of How They Met 17
Finding a Friend 18
A Turtle in Its Shell 19
Different and Alike 20
Section I Log-In 21
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
Setting the Tone 23
Infer the Information 24
What's the Big Idea? 25
Section II Log-In 26
Section III Teacher Instructions 27
So to Speak 28
How You Know 29
What the Storm Brings 30
Section III Log-In 31
Section IV Teacher Instructions 32
Acting Her Age? 33
Character Close-Ups 34 to 35
The Big Old Tree 36
Section IV Log-In 37
Section V Teacher Instructions 38
The Story of the War 39
Encyclopedia Entry 40
A Taste of Sorrow 41
Section V Log-In 42
Section VI Teacher Instructions 43
Characteristic Reactions 44 to 45
Conflicting Feelings 46
Was This Foreshadowed? 47
Words of Wisdom 48
Section VI Log-In 49
Section VII Teacher Instructions 50
Two Timelines 51
Acting Out 52 to 53
The End of the Story 54
Section VII Log-In 55
Add It Up 57 to 59
All About Opal 60
Letter to Mama 61
A New Point of View 62
Considering Genre 63
Interview a Character 64 to 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
An Elemental Choice 68 to 69
A Tale of Two Summers 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Conventions of Standard English

ELA.L.3.2: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

Activity Page
Judging a Book 8
Summer in Your Town 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 10
Major Minors 11
Because of the Title 12
Checking In on Theme 13
Choice Words 14
Crystal Ball 15
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
The Storyboard of How They Met 17
Finding a Friend 18
A Turtle in Its Shell 19
Different and Alike 20
Section I Log-In 21
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
Setting the Tone 23
Infer the Information 24
What's the Big Idea? 25
Section II Log-In 26
Section III Teacher Instructions 27
So to Speak 28
How You Know 29
What the Storm Brings 30
Section III Log-In 31
Section IV Teacher Instructions 32
Acting Her Age? 33
Character Close-Ups 34 to 35
The Big Old Tree 36
Section IV Log-In 37
Section V Teacher Instructions 38
The Story of the War 39
Encyclopedia Entry 40
A Taste of Sorrow 41
Section V Log-In 42
Section VI Teacher Instructions 43
Characteristic Reactions 44 to 45
Conflicting Feelings 46
Was This Foreshadowed? 47
Words of Wisdom 48
Section VI Log-In 49
Section VII Teacher Instructions 50
Two Timelines 51
Acting Out 52 to 53
The End of the Story 54
Section VII Log-In 55
Add It Up 57 to 59
All About Opal 60
Letter to Mama 61
A New Point of View 62
Considering Genre 63
Interview a Character 64 to 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
An Elemental Choice 68 to 69
A Tale of Two Summers 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Knowledge of Language

ELA.L.3.3: Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

Activity Page
Judging a Book 8
Summer in Your Town 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 10
Major Minors 11
Because of the Title 12
Checking In on Theme 13
Choice Words 14
Crystal Ball 15
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
The Storyboard of How They Met 17
Finding a Friend 18
A Turtle in Its Shell 19
Different and Alike 20
Section I Log-In 21
Setting the Tone 23
Infer the Information 24
What's the Big Idea? 25
Section II Log-In 26
Section III Teacher Instructions 27
So to Speak 28
How You Know 29
What the Storm Brings 30
Section III Log-In 31
Section IV Teacher Instructions 32
Acting Her Age? 33
Character Close-Ups 34 to 35
The Big Old Tree 36
Section IV Log-In 37
Section V Teacher Instructions 38
The Story of the War 39
Encyclopedia Entry 40
A Taste of Sorrow 41
Section V Log-In 42
Section VI Teacher Instructions 43
Characteristic Reactions 44 to 45
Conflicting Feelings 46
Was This Foreshadowed? 47
Words of Wisdom 48
Section VI Log-In 49
Section VII Teacher Instructions 50
Two Timelines 51
Acting Out 52 to 53
The End of the Story 54
Section VII Log-In 55
Add It Up 57 to 59
All About Opal 60
Letter to Mama 61
A New Point of View 62
Considering Genre 63
Interview a Character 64 to 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
An Elemental Choice 68 to 69
A Tale of Two Summers 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

ELA.L.3.4: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning word and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

Activity Page
Judging a Book 8
Summer in Your Town 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 10
Major Minors 11
Because of the Title 12
Checking In on Theme 13
Choice Words 14
Crystal Ball 15
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
The Storyboard of How They Met 17
Finding a Friend 18
A Turtle in Its Shell 19
Different and Alike 20
Section I Log-In 21
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
Setting the Tone 23
Infer the Information 24
What's the Big Idea? 25
Section II Log-In 26
Section III Teacher Instructions 27
So to Speak 28
How You Know 29
What the Storm Brings 30
Section III Log-In 31
Section IV Teacher Instructions 32
Acting Her Age? 33
Character Close-Ups 34 to 35
The Big Old Tree 36
Section IV Log-In 37
Section V Teacher Instructions 38
The Story of the War 39
Encyclopedia Entry 40
A Taste of Sorrow 41
Section V Log-In 42
Section VI Teacher Instructions 43
Characteristic Reactions 44 to 45
Conflicting Feelings 46
Was This Foreshadowed? 47
Words of Wisdom 48
Section VI Log-In 49
Section VII Teacher Instructions 50
Two Timelines 51
Acting Out 52 to 53
The End of the Story 54
Section VII Log-In 55
Add It Up 57 to 59
All About Opal 60
Letter to Mama 61
A New Point of View 62
Considering Genre 63
Interview a Character 64 to 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
An Elemental Choice 68 to 69
A Tale of Two Summers 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

ELA.L.3.5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.

Activity Page
Judging a Book 8
Summer in Your Town 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 10
Major Minors 11
Because of the Title 12
Checking In on Theme 13
Choice Words 14
Crystal Ball 15
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
The Storyboard of How They Met 17
Finding a Friend 18
A Turtle in Its Shell 19
Different and Alike 20
Section I Log-In 21
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
Setting the Tone 23
Infer the Information 24
What's the Big Idea? 25
Section II Log-In 26
Section III Teacher Instructions 27
So to Speak 28
How You Know 29
What the Storm Brings 30
Section III Log-In 31
Section IV Teacher Instructions 32
Acting Her Age? 33
Character Close-Ups 34 to 35
The Big Old Tree 36
Section IV Log-In 37
Section V Teacher Instructions 38
The Story of the War 39
Encyclopedia Entry 40
A Taste of Sorrow 41
Section V Log-In 42
Section VI Teacher Instructions 43
Characteristic Reactions 44 to 45
Conflicting Feelings 46
Was This Foreshadowed? 47
Words of Wisdom 48
Section VI Log-In 49
Section VII Teacher Instructions 50
Two Timelines 51
Acting Out 52 to 53
The End of the Story 54
Section VII Log-In 55
Add It Up 57 to 59
All About Opal 60
Letter to Mama 61
A New Point of View 62
Considering Genre 63
Interview a Character 64 to 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
An Elemental Choice 68 to 69
A Tale of Two Summers 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

ELA.L.3.6: Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal spatial and temporal relationships (e.g., After dinner that night we went looking for them).

Activity Page
Judging a Book 8
Summer in Your Town 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 10
Major Minors 11
Because of the Title 12
Checking In on Theme 13
Choice Words 14
Crystal Ball 15
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
The Storyboard of How They Met 17
Finding a Friend 18
A Turtle in Its Shell 19
Different and Alike 20
Section I Log-In 21
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
Setting the Tone 23
Infer the Information 24
What's the Big Idea? 25
Section II Log-In 26
Section III Teacher Instructions 27
So to Speak 28
How You Know 29
What the Storm Brings 30
Section III Log-In 31
Section IV Teacher Instructions 32
Acting Her Age? 33
Character Close-Ups 34 to 35
The Big Old Tree 36
Section IV Log-In 37
Section V Teacher Instructions 38
The Story of the War 39
Encyclopedia Entry 40
A Taste of Sorrow 41
Section V Log-In 42
Section VI Teacher Instructions 43
Characteristic Reactions 44 to 45
Conflicting Feelings 46
Was This Foreshadowed? 47
Words of Wisdom 48
Section VI Log-In 49
Section VII Teacher Instructions 50
Two Timelines 51
Acting Out 52 to 53
The End of the Story 54
Section VII Log-In 55
Add It Up 57 to 59
All About Opal 60
Letter to Mama 61
A New Point of View 62
Considering Genre 63
Interview a Character 64 to 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
An Elemental Choice 68 to 69
A Tale of Two Summers 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

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 10
Major Minors 11
Because of the Title 12
Checking In on Theme 13
Choice Words 14
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
Finding a Friend 18
A Turtle in Its Shell 19
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
Setting the Tone 23
Infer the Information 24
What's the Big Idea? 25
Section III Teacher Instructions 27
So to Speak 28
How You Know 29
What the Storm Brings 30
Section IV Teacher Instructions 32
Acting Her Age? 33
Character Close-Ups 34 to 35
The Big Old Tree 36
Section V Teacher Instructions 38
The Story of the War 39
Encyclopedia Entry 40
A Taste of Sorrow 41
Section VI Teacher Instructions 43
Characteristic Reactions 44 to 45
Conflicting Feelings 46
Was This Foreshadowed? 47
Words of Wisdom 48
Section VII Teacher Instructions 50
Two Timelines 51
Add It Up 57 to 59
Considering Genre