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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 2014 Issue

Common Core State Standards for ELA

Storyworks Feature Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5 Grade 6
Grammar Cop, p. 2 L.3.2.a L.4.2.a L.5.2 L.6.2
Nonfiction, p. 4 “The Volcano That Changed the World” by Lauren Tarshis RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.7, RI.3.10, W.3.2, W.3.7, 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.4.10, W.4.2, W.4.7, 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.5.10, W.5.2, W.5.7, 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.6.7, RI.6.10, W.6.2, W.6.7, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.6
Paired Texts, p. 10 “Talen’s Got Talent” by Jane Bianchi RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.9, W.3.2, W.3.4, W.3.10, SL.3.1, L.3.4, L.3.6 RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.9, W.4.2, W.4.4, W.4.10, SL.4.1, L.4.4, L.4.6 RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.9, W.5.2, W.5.4, W.5.10, SL.5.1, L.5.4, L.5.6 RI.6.1, RI.6.2, W.6.2, W.6.4, W.6.10, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.6
Fiction, p. 15 “Silverman City” by Jenny Nimmo RL.3.1, RL.3.3, W.3.2, SL3.1, L.3.5 RL.4.1, RL.4.3, W.4.2, SL.4.1, L.4.5 RL.5.1, W.5.2, SL.5.1, L.5.5 RL.6.1, RL.6.3, W.6.2, SL.6.1, L.6.5
Poem, p. 21 “A Punctuation Story” by Rebecca Kai Dotlich RL.3.1, RL.3.4, RL.3.6, SL.3.1, L.3.5 RL.4.1, RL.4.4, SL.4.1, L.4.5 RL.5.1, RL.5.4, RL.5.6, SL.5.1, L.5.5 RL.6.1, RL.6.4, RL.6.6, SL.6.1, L.6.5
Play, p. 22 Pandora’s Box by Jennifer Dignan RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.5, L.3.4, L.3.5, L.3.6 RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.5, L.4.4, L.4.5, L.4.6 RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.5, SL.5.6, L.5.4, L.5.5, L.5.6 RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.5, SL.6.6, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6
Debate, p. 28 “Should Parents Help Kids With Homework?” RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.6, RI.3.8, W.3.1, W.3.4, W.3.5, SL.3.1 RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.8, W.4.1, W.4.4, W.4.5, SL.4.1 RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.8, W.5.1, W.5.4, W.5.5, SL.5.1 RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.8, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.5, SL.6.1
Vocab Lab, p. 30 “One Word, 3 Ways” and “Word Nerd” L.3.3, L.3.4 L.4.3, L.4.4 L.5.3, L.5.4 L.6.3, L.6.4
Infographic, p. 32 “Your Very Own Pet Rat!” RI.3.1, RI.3.2, W.3.1, W.3.4 RI.4.1, RI.4.2, W.4.1, W.4.4 RI.5.1, RI.5.2, W.5.1, W.5.4 RI.6.1, RI.6.2, W.6.1, W.6.4

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