Storyworks offers a rich variety of texts and activities that support your need to meet the Common Core State Standards. On page T20 of your printed Teacher’s Guide, and with each lesson plan, you’ll find a list of the ELA Anchor Standards supported by each feature. But we know that many of you are looking for CCSS alignments for the specific grade that you teach. You’ll find them here!


September 2015 Issue

Common Core State Standards for ELA

Storyworks Feature Anchor Standards Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5 Grade 6
Grammar Cop, p. 2 L.1, L.2 L.3.1, L.3.2 L.4.1, L.4.2 L.5.1, L.5.2 L.6.1, L.6.2
Nonfiction, p. 4 “The Evil Swirling Darkness” by Lauren Tarshis R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.6, R.7, R.9, W.2, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.6 RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.6, RI.3.7, W.3.2, SL.3.1, SL.3.2, L.3.4, L.3.6 RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.3, RI.4.4, RI.4.5, RI.4.7, RI.4.9, W.4.2, SL.4.1, SL.4.2, L.4.4, L.4.6 RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.3, RI.5.4, RI.5.5, RI.5.7, RI.5.9, W.5.2, SL.5.1, SL.5.2, L.5.4, L.5.6 RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, RI.6.6, RI.6.7, W.6.2, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.6
Poem, p. 11 “The Reason for the Pelican” by John Ciardi R.1, R.4, R.5, R.6, SL.1 RL.3.1, RL.3.4, RL.3.5, RL.3.6, SL.3.1 RL.4.1, RL.4.4, RL.4.5, RL.4.6, SL.4.1 RL.5.1, RL.5.4, RL.5.5, RL.5.6, SL.5.1 RL.6.1, RL.6.4, RL.6.5, RL.6.6, SL.6.1
Paired Texts, p. 12 “How Candy Conquered America” by Lauren Tarshis R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.9, W.2 SL.1, L.4, L.5, L.6 RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, W.3.2 SL.3.1, L.3.4, L.3.5, L.3.6 RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.3, RI.4.4, RI.4.9, W.4.2 SL.4.1, L.4.4, L.4.5, L.4.6 RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.3, RI.5.4, RI.5.9, W.5.2 SL.5.1, L.5.4, L.5.5, L.5.6 RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, W.6.2 SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6
Fiction, p. 16 “How Bad Could It Be?” by Nora Raleigh Baskin R.1, R.3, R.4, R.7, W.3, SL.1, SL.2 RL.3.1, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, W.3.3, SL.3.1, SL.3.2 RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RL.4.4, RL.4.7, W.4.3, SL.4.1, SL.4.2 RL.5.1, RL.5.3, RL.5.4, W.5.3, SL.5.1, SL.5.2 RL.6.1, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.7, W.6.3, SL.6.1, SL.6.2
Play, p. 22 The Lion and the Mouse by Sari Bodi and Karen Trott R.1, R.2, R.3, R.5, R.6, R.9, W.2, W.7, SL.1, L.4, L.6 RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.5, RL.3.6, RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.9, W.3.2, W.3.7, SL.3.1, L.3.4, L.3.6 RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.3, RL.4.5, RL.4.9, RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.3, RI.4.5, RI.4.9, W.4.2, W.4.7, SL.4.1, L.4.4, L.4.6 RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.5, RL.5.6, RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.3, RI.5.6, RI.5.9, W.5.2, W.5.7, SL.5.1, L.5.4, L.5.6 RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.5, RL.6.6, RL.6.9, RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.5, RI.6.6, W.6.2, W.6.7, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.6
Debate, p. 28 “Should Kendra Become a YouTube Star?” R.1, R.2, R.6, R.8, W.1, W.4, W.10, SL.1 RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.6, RI.3.8, W.3.1, W.3.4, W.3.10, SL.3.1 RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.6, RI.4.8, W.4.1, W.4.4, W.4.10, SL.4.1 RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.6, RI.5.8, W.5.1, W.5.4, W.5.10, SL.5.1 RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.6, RI.6.8, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.10, SL.6.1
Vocab Lab, p. 30 L.3, L.4, L.5, L.6 L.3.3, L.3.4, L.3.5, L.3.6 L.4.3, L.4.4, L.4.5, L.4.6 L.5.3, L.5.4, L.5.5, L.5.6 L.6.3, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6
Infographic, p. 32 “Smile!” R.1, R.2, R.7, W.2 RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.7, W.3.2 RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.7, W.4.2 RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.7, W.5.2 RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.7, W.6.2

2014-2015 School Year


2013-2014 School Year