• 1st 6 Weeks

    • Unit 1 
      • Lesson 1:Exploring Non-Fiction and Poetry                       (31 Days)
    • In-Class Novel: Out of the Dust

    2nd 6 Weeks

    • Unit 2
      • Lesson 1: Exploring Elements of Plot                               (14 Days)
      • Lesson 2: Exploring Elements of Plays and Film                (5 Days)
      • Lesson 3: Exploring Traditional and Classical Literature     (10 Days)

    3rd 6 Weeks

    • Unit 3:
      • Lesson 1: Exploring Informational Texts                           (27 Days)
    • In-Class Novel: I Am Malala

    4th 6 Weeks

    • Unit 4A
      • Lesson 1: Exploring Persuasive Texts and Media               (12 Days)
    • Unit 4B
      • Lesson 1: Generating Connections--Literary Text              (20 Days)
    • In-Class Novel: Number the Stars

    5th 6 Weeks

    • Unit 5A
      • Lesson 1: Generating Connections--Informational Text     (10 Days)
    • Unit 5B
      • Lesson 1: Generating Connecitons--All Genres                 (22 Days)
    • In-Class Novel: Among the Hidden

    6th 6 Weeks

    • Unit 6
      • Lesson 1: Exploring Through Research                            (15 Days)
      • Lesson 2: Exploring Through Research                            (13 Days)
    • In-Class Novel: The Adventures of Freak the Mighty