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May 2017 Issue

Common Core State Standards for ELA

Scope FeatureAnchor StandardsGrade 6Grade 7Grade 8

Grammar,

p. 2 “Grammar Names a Brand”

L.3L.6.3L.7.3L.8.3
Narrative Nonfiction,
p. 4

“I Wanted My Life Back”

R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.7, W.2, SL.1, L.4, L.5, L.6

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, W.6.2, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, W.7.2, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, W.8.2, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6

Paired Texts, p. 9
“Are These Stories True? (Nope.)”

R.1, R.2, R.4, R.5, R.6, R.7, R.9, W.1, W.2, W.9, SL.1, L.4, L.5, L.6

RI. 6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, RI.6.6, RI.6.7, RL.6.2, RL.6.5, RL.6.9, W.6.1, W.6.2, W.6.9A, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, RI.7.6, RL.7.2, RL.7.5, W.7.1, W.7.2, W.7.9A, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, RL.8.2, W.8.1, W.8.2, W.8.9, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6

Drama, p. 16
The Doomed Quest

R.1, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.9, W.2, W.4, W.7, W.9, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.5, L.6

RL.6.1, RL.6.4, RL.6.5, RL.6.9, RI.6.1, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, W.6.2, W.6.4, W.6.7, W.6.9, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6

RL.7.1, RL.7.4, RL.7.5, RI.7.1, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.5,W.7.2, W.7.4, W.7.7, W.7.9, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6

RL.8.1, RL.8.4, RL.8.5, RL.8.9, RI.8.1, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, W.8.2, W.8.4, W.8.7, W.8.9, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6

Debate, p. 24
“Should Gum Be Allowed in School?”

R.1, R.2, R.6, R.8, R.9, W.1, W.4, W.5, W.8, SL.1, L.1, L.2, L.3

 

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.6, RI.6.8, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.5, SL.6.1, L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.6, RI.7.8, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.5, SL.7.1, L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.6, RI.8.8, W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.5, SL.8.1, L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3

Short Read, p. 26
“You Won't Believe What This Rat Can Do!”

R.1, R.2, R.4, R.6, W.1, W.4, W.5, L.4, L.6

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.4, RI.6.6, RI.6.8, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.5, L.6.4, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.4, RI.7.6, RI.7.8, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.5, L.7.4, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2,  RI.8.4, RI.8.6, RI.8.8, W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.5, L.8.4, L.8.6

The Lazy Editor,

p. 28
“What Really Happened to Amelia Earhart”

L.1, L.2, L.3, W.5L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3, W.6.5L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3, W.7.5L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3, W.8.5
You Write It, p. 32
“Night of the Bats”
R.1, W.2

RI.6.1, W.6.5, L.6.3

 RI.7.1, W.7.5, L.7.3

RI.8.1, W.8.5, L.8.3

April 2017 Issue

Common Core State Standards for ELA

Scope FeatureAnchor StandardsGrade 6Grade 7Grade 8

Grammar,

p. 2 “Grammar Sneezes”

L.3L.6.3L.7.3L.8.3
Narrative Nonfiction,
p. 4

“Betrayed By America”

R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.7, W.2, SL.1, L.4, L.5, L.6

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, RI.6.9, RL.6.6, RL.6.9, W.6.2, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, RL.7.4, W.7.2, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, RL.7.9, W.8.2, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6

Lazy Editor, p. 10
“How Slime Took Over the World”

L.1, L.2, L.3

L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3

L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3

L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3

Short Read, p. 12
“When Mosquitoes Were Killers in America”

R.1, R.2, R.4, R.6, W.1, W.4, W.5, L.4, L.6

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.4, RI.6.6, RI.6.8, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.5, L.6.4, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.4, RI.7.6, RI.7.8, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.5, L.7.4, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2,  RI.8.4, RI.8.6, RI.8.8, W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.5, L.8.4, L.8.6

Drama,
p. 14

The Poison Sky

R.1, R.4, R.5, R.6, R.9, W.2, L.4, L.6, SL.1, SL.2

RL.6.1, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.5, W.6.2, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6

RL.7.1, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.7.5, W.7.2, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6

RL.8.1, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, W.8.2, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6

Paired Texts, p. 19
“The Amazing History of American Television”

R.1, R.2, R.4, R.7, R.9, W.2, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.6

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.4, RI.6.7, , RI.6.9 W.6.2, SL.6.1, SL.6.2 L.6.4, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.4, W.7.2, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.4, W.8.2, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.6

Fiction,
p. 24

“President Cleveland, Where Are You?”

R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.9, W.1, SL.1, L.4, L.6RL.6.1, RI.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.5, RL.6.6, RL.6.9, RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI6.4, W.6.2, W.6.4, W.6.9, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.5RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.5, RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.5, W.7.2, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.5, RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.5, W.8.2, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6

Debate,
p. 30

“Should the School Day Be Longer?”

R.1, R.2, R.6, R.8, W.1, W.4, W.5, SL.1, L.4RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.6, RI.6.8, W.6.1, W.6.5, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.4, W.7.2, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.6, RI.8.8, W.8.1, W.8.5, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.6
You Write It, p. 32
“Why You Should Sing”
R.1, W.5, L.3

R.6.1, R.6.7, W.6.2

 RI.7.1, RI.7.7, W.7.2

RI.8.1, RI.8.7, W.8.2

March 2017 Issue

Common Core State Standards for ELA

Scope FeatureAnchor StandardsGrade 6Grade 7Grade 8

Grammar,

p. 2 “Grammar Can’t Eat That”

L.3L.6.3L.7.3L.8.3
Narrative Nonfiction,
p. 4

“Black Sunday”

R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.7, W.2, SL.1, L.4, L.5, L.6

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, W.6.2, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, W.7.2, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, W.8.2, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6

Drama, p. 12
War of the Worlds

R.1, R.3, R.4, R.5, W.2, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.5, L.6

RL.6.1, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.5, W.6.2, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6

RL.7.1, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.7.5, W.7.2, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6

RL.8.1, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, W.8.2, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6

Paired Texts, p. 19
“Diabetes Doesn’t Run My Life”

R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.9, W.1, W.2, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.6

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.4, RI.6.7, , RI.6.9 W.6.2, SL.6.1, SL.6.2 L.6.4, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.4, W.7.2, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.4, W.8.2, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.6

Debate, p. 24
“Should Balloons Be Banned?”

R.1, R.2, R.6, R.8, R.9, W.1, W.4, W.5, W.8, SL.1, L.1, L.2, L.3

 

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.6, RI.6.8, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.5, SL.6.1, L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.6, RI.7.8, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.5, SL.7.1, L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.6, RI.8.8, W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.5, SL.8.1, L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3

Short Read, p. 26
“Can Your Dog Predict the Future?”

R.1, R.2, R.4, R.6, W.1, W.4, W.5, L.4, L.6

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.4, RI.6.6, RI.6.8, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.5, L.6.4, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.4, RI.7.6, RI.7.8, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.5, L.7.4, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2,  RI.8.4, RI.8.6, RI.8.8, W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.5, L.8.4, L.8.6

The Lazy Editor,

p. 28
“Then Spiders Exploded From His Face!”

L.1, L.2, L.3, W.5L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3, W.6.5L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3, W.7.5L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3, W.8.5
You Write It, p. 32
“The Girl Who Played Football”
R.1, W.2

RI.6.1, W.6.2

 RI.7.1, W.7.2

RI.8.1, W.8.2

February 2017 Issue

Common Core State Standards for ELA

Scope FeatureAnchor StandardsGrade 6Grade 7Grade 8

Grammar,

p. 2 “Grammar Stinks!”

L.3L.6.3L.7.3L.8.3
Narrative Nonfiction,
p. 4

“The Amazing Powers of Jen Bricker”

R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.9, W.2, SL.1, L.4, L.5, L.6

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, RI.6.9, RL.6.6, RL.6.9, W.6.2, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, RL.7.4, W.7.2, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, RL.7.9, W.8.2, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6

Drama,
p. 9

The Curse of King Tut

R.1, R.4, R.5, R.6, R.9, W.2, L.4, L.6, SL.1, SL.2

RL.6.1, RL.6.4, RL.6.5, RL.6.9, RI.6.1, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, W.6.2, W.6.4, W.6.7, W.6.9, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6

RL.7.1, RL.7.4, RL.7.5, RI.7.1, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.5,W.7.2, W.7.4, W.7.7, W.7.9, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6

RL.8.1, RL.8.4, RL.8.5, RL.8.9, RI.8.1, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, W.8.2, W.8.4, W.8.7, W.8.9, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6

Debate, p. 16
“Is It OK to Sneak Food Into the Movies?”

R.1, R.2, R.6, R.8, W.1, W.4, W.5, SL.1, L.4

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.6, RI.6.8, W.6.1, W.6.5, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.4, W.7.2, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.6, RI.8.8, W.8.1, W.8.5, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.6

Fiction, p. 18
“The Good Deed”

R.1, R.3, R.4, R.6, R.9, W.2, SL.1, L.4, L.5, L.6

 

RL.6.1, RI.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.5, RL.6.6, RL.6.9, RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI6.4, W.6.2, W.6.4, W.6.9, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.5

RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.5, RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.5, W.7.2, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6

RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.5, RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.5, W.8.2, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6

Paired Texts,

p. 25
“The Fire-Breather

R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.7, R.9, W.2, SL.1, L.4, L.5, L.6

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.4, RI.6.7, , RI.6.9 W.6.2, SL.6.1, SL.6.2 L.6.4, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.4, W.7.2, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.6RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.4, W.7.2, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.4, W.8.2, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.6

The Lazy Editor,

p. 30
“Worst Party Ever?

L.1, L.2, L.3L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3
You Write It, p. 32
“Hands are GROSS”
R.1, R.7, W.2

R.6.1, R.6.7, W.6.2

 RI.7.1, RI.7.7, W.7.2

RI.8.1, RI.8.7, W.8.2

December 2016/January 2017 Issue

Common Core State Standards for ELA

 
 
Scope FeatureAnchor StandardsGrade 6Grade 7Grade 8

Grammar,

p. 2 “Grammar Steps Into a Glacier”

L.3L.6.3L.7.3L.8.3
Narrative Nonfiction,
p. 4

“Disaster in Space”

R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.7, W.2, SL.1,
L.4, L.5, L.6

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, W.6.2, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, W.7.2, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, W.8.2, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6

Drama,
p. 11

Into the Maze of Doom

R.1, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.9, W.2, W.4, W.7, W.9, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.5, L.6

RL.6.1, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.5, RL.6.9, RI.6.1, RI.6.3,

RI.6.4, RI.6.5, W.6.2, W.6.4, W.6.7, W.6.9, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6

RL.7.1, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.7.5, RI.7.1, RI.7.3,

RI.7.4, RI.7.5,W.7.2, W.7.4, W.7.7, W.7.9, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6

RL.8.1, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.8.5, RL.8.9,

RI.8.1, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, W.8.2, W.8.4, W.8.7, W.8.9, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6

Paired Texts, p. 16
“Can She Be Saved?”

R.1, R.2, R.4, R.7, R.9, W.2, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.6

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.4, RI.6.7, , RI.6.9 W.6.2, SL.6.1, SL.6.2 L.6.4, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.4, W.7.2, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.4, W.8.2, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.6

Debate, p. 24
“Are Athletes Overpaid?”

R.1, R.2, R.6, R.8, R.9, W.1, W.4, W.5, SL.1, L.1, L.2, L.3

 

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.6, RI.6.8, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.5, SL.6.1, L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.6, RI.7.8, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.5, SL.7.1, L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.6, RI.8.8, W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.5, SL.8.1, L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3

Short Read,

p. 26
“How Pokémon Go Conquered the World

R.1, R.2, R.4, R.6, W.1, W.4, W.5, L.4, L.6

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.4, RI.6.6, RI.6.8, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.5, L.6.4, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.4, RI.7.6, RI.7.8, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.5, L.7.4, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2,  RI.8.4, RI.8.6, RI.8.8, W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.5, L.8.4, L.8.6

The Lazy Editor,

p. 28
“Are Brand Names Really Better?

L.1, L.2, L.3L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3
You Write It, p. 32
“Guardian of the Runway”
R.1, W.5, L.3

RI.6.1, W.6.5, L.6.3

 RI.7.1, W.7.5, L.7.3

RI.8.1, W.8.5 , L.8.3

November 2016 Issue

Common Core State Standards for ELA

 
 
Scope FeatureAnchor StandardsGrade 6Grade 7Grade 8

Grammar,

p. 2 “Grammar’s Amazing Mole”

L.3L.6.3L.7.3L.8.3
Narrative Nonfiction,
p. 4

“The Hunt for Lost Pirate Gold”

R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.7, R.9, W.2, SL.1, L.4, L.5, L.6

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, RI.6.9, W.6.2, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, RI.7.9, W.7.2, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, W.8.2, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6

Paired Texts,
p. 10

“Swimming for Her Life”

R.1, R.2, R.4, R.5, R.6, R.7, R.9, W.1, W.2, W.9, SL.1, L.4, L.5, L.6

RI. 6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, RI.6.6, RI.6.7,

RL.6.2, RL.6.5, RL.6.9, W.6.1, W.6.2,

W.6.9A, SL.6.1, L.6.4,

L.6.5, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, RI.7.6, RL.7.2, RL.7.5, W.7.1, W.7.2, W.7.9A, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.4, RI.8.5,

RL.8.2, W.8.1, W.8.2, W.8.9, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6

Debate, p. 14
“Can Fame and Fortune Make You Happy?”

R.1, R.2, R.6, R.8. W.1, W.4, W.5, W.7, SL.1, L.4, L.6

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.6, RI.6.8, W.6.1, W.6.5, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.6, RI.7.8, W.7.1, W.7.5, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.5

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.6, RI.8.8, W.8.1, W.8.5, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.6

Drama, p. 16
This Is What Courage Looks Like

R.1, R.2, R.4, R.5, R.7, R.9, W.2, SL.1, SL.2,  L.4, L.5, L.6

 

RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.5, RL.6.7,

RL.6.9, W.6.2, W.6.9a, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4,

L.6.5, L.6.6

RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.7.5,

RL.7.9, W.7.2, W.7.9a, SL.7.1,

SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6

RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.8.5, RL.8.7,

W.8.2, W.8.9a, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4,

L.8.5, L.8.6

Fiction,

p. 23
“The Ghost Boy

R.1, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.9, W.2, W.9, SL.1, L.4, L.5, L.6

RL.6.1, RI.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.5,

RL.6.6, RL.6.9, RI.6.1, RI.6.2,

RI6.4, W.6.2, W.6.4, W.6.9,

SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.5

RL.7.1, RI.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RI.7.9,

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, W.7.2, W.7.4,

W.7.9, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.5

RL.8.1, RI.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4,

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.4, W.8.2, W.8.4,

W.8.9, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.5

The Lazy Editor,

p. 28
“This History of Ice

L.1, L.2, L.3L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3
You Write It, p. 32
“His App Could Save Lives”
R.1, W.2

RI.6.1, W.6.2

 RI.7.1, W.7.2

RI.8.1, W.8.2

 

October 2016 Issue

Common Core State Standards for ELA

 
 
Scope FeatureAnchor StandardsGrade 6Grade 7Grade 8

Grammar,

p. 2 “Grammar's Day of the Dead”

L.3L.6.3L.7.3L.8.3
Narrative Nonfiction,
p. 4

“The Flaming Sky”

R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.6, R.9, W.1, SL.1, L.4, L.5, L.6

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, RI.6.6, RI.6.9, W.6.1, SL.6.1, L.6.5, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, RI.7.6, RI.7.9, W.7.1, SL.7.1, L.7.5, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, RI.8.6, RI.8.9, W.8.1, SL.8.1, L.8.5, L.8.6

Paired Texts, p. 12

“This Apple Could Have Been Saved” and
"How to Reduce Your Food Waste"

R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.7, R.9, W.2, W.4, W.7, W.9, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.5, L.6

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, R1.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, RI.6.7, W.6.2, W.6.4, W.6.7, W.6.9, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, RI.7.9, W.7.2, W.7.4, W.7.7, W.7.9, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, W.8.1, W.8.2, W.8.4, W.8.7, W.8.9, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6

Drama, p. 18

Once a Crook, Always a Crook?

R.1, R.3, R.4, R.5, W.2, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.5, L.6

RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.9, W.6.2, W.6.9, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6

RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.7.9, W.7.2, W.7.9, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6

RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, W.8.2, W.8.9, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6

Debate/Scavenger Hunt, p. 26

"Should Libby's Dad Do
Her School Project for Her?"

R.1, R.2, R.6, R.8, R.9, W.1, W.4, W.5, SL.1, L.1, L.2, L.3

 

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.6, RI.6.8, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.5, SL.6.1, L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.6, RI.7.8, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.5, SL.7.1, L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.6, RI.8.8, W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.5, SL.8.1, L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3

NEW! Short Read, p. 28

"Is It Wrong to Talk About the Election?"

R.1, R.2, R.4, R.6, R.8, W.1, W.4, W.5, L.4, L.6

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.4, RI.6.6, RI.6.8, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.5, L.6.4, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.4, RI.7.6, RI.7.8, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.5, L.7.4, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2,  RI.8.4, RI.8.6, RI.8.8, W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.5, L.8.4, L.8.6

The Lazy Editor, p. 30

"Get Me Outta Here!"

L.1, L.2, L.3,L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3
 

September 2016 Issue

Common Core State Standards for ELA

 
 
Scope FeatureAnchor StandardsGrade 6Grade 7Grade 8

Grammar,

p. 2 “Grammar Goes to the Bermuda Triangle”

L.3L.6.3L.7.3L.8.3
Narrative Nonfiction,
p. 4

“From Terror to Hope”

R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.5,  R.9, W.2, SL.1, L.4, L.5, L.6

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, RI.6.9, W.6.2, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4,

L.6.5, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, RI.7.9, W.7.2, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, W.8.2, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6

Fiction,
p. 11

“Follow the Water”

R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.9, W.2, SL.1, L.4, L.5, L.6

RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.5, RL.6.9, RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.5, RI.6.9, W.6.2, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6

RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.5, RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.5, W.7.2, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6

RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.5, RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.5, W.8.2, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6

Drama, p. 20
The Tell-Tale Heart

R.1, R.3, R.4, R.5, W.2, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.5, L.6

RL.6.1, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.5, W.6.2, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6

RL.7.1, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.7.5, W.7.2, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6

RL.8.1, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, W.8.2, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6

Paired Texts, p. 24
“Is Anything Wrong With This Picture?”  and “How the Telephone Made Americans Rude”

R.1, R.2, R.4, R.5, R.7, R.9, W.1, W.2, W.9, SL.1, L.4, L.5, L.6

 

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, RI.6.7, W.6.1, W.6.2, W.6.9, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, RI.7.9, W.7.1, W.7.2, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, W.8.1, W.8.2, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6

Debate/Essay Kit,

p. 28
“Should You Clone Your Pet?

R.1, R.2, R.6, R.8, W.1, W.5, SL.1, L.4, L.6

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.6, RI.6.8, W.6.1, W.6.5, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.6, RI.7.8, W.7.1, W.7.5, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.6, RI.8.8, W.8.1, W.8.5, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.6

The Lazy Editor,

p. 28
“Would You Want This Job?

L.1, L.2, L.3, W.5L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3, W.6.5L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3, W.7.5L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3, W.8.5
You Write It, p. 32
“The Monster King”
R.1, R.2

R.1, R.2

 RI.7.1, RI.7.2

RI.8.1, RI.8.2

 

May 2016 Issue

Common Core State Standards for ELA

 
Scope FeatureAnchor StandardsGrade 6Grade 7Grade 8

Grammar,

p. 2 “Grammar Goes Climbing”

L.2L.6.2L.7.2L.8.2
Narrative Nonfiction,
p. 4

“Thirst”

R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, W.2, SL.1, L.4, L.6

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, W.6.2, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, W.7.2, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, W.8.2, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.6

Paired Texts,
p. 10

“Crisis at Chipotle” and “How to Handle a Crisis”

R.1, R.2, R.3, R.5, R.9, W.1, W.2, SL.1, L.4, L.6

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.5, RI.6.9, W.6.1, W.6.2, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.5, RI.7.9, W.7.1, W.7.2, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.5, RI.8.9, W.8.1, W.8.2, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.6

Drama, p. 15
Conquer the Sky

R.1, R.3, R.5, R.9, W.2, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.5, L.6

RL.6.1, RL.6.3, RL.6.5, RL.6.9, W.6.2, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.5.6, L.6.6

RL.7.1, RL.7.3, RL.7.5, RL.7.9, W.7.2, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6

RL.8.1, RL.8.3, RL.8.5, RL.8.9, W.8.2, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6

Fiction, p. 22
“The Day It Rained Cats"

R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.9,  W.2, SL.1, L.4, L.6

 

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, RI.6.9, W.6.2, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, RI.7.9, W.7.2, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, RI.8.9, W.8.2, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.6

Debate/Essay Kit,

p. 28
“Should You Give Up Your Summer Vaction?

R.1, R.2, R.6, R.8, W.1, W.4, W.5, W.7, SL.1, L.4, L.6

R1.6.1, R1.6.2, R1.6.6, R1.6.8, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.5, W.6.7, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.6

R1.7.1, R1.7.2, R1.7.6, R1.7.8, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.5, W.7.7, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.6

R1.8.1, R1.8.2, R1.8.6, R1.8.8, W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.5, W.8.7, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.6

You Write It, p. 32
“The Heart Hero”
R.1, R.2

RI.6.1, RI.6.2

 RI.7.1, RI.7.2

RI.8.1, RI.8.2

April 2016 Issue

Common Core State Standards for ELA

 
Scope FeatureAnchor StandardsGrade 6Grade 7Grade 8

Grammar,

p. 2 “Grammar Plays Pranks”

L.3L.6.3L.7.3L.8.3
Narrative Nonfiction,
p. 4

“Teens Against Hitler”

R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.7, W.2, W.3, SL.1, L.4, L.6

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, RI.6.7, W.6.2, W.6.3, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, W.7.2, W.7.3, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, W.8.2, W.8.3, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.6

Debate,
p. 11

Should Your City Host the Olympics?

R.1, R.2, R.6, R.8, R.9, W.1, W.4, W.5, W.7, SL.1, L.4, L.6

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.6, RI.6.8, RI.6.9, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.5, W.6.7, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.6, RI.7.8, RI.7.9, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.5, W.7.7, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.6, RI.8.8, RI.8.9, W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.5, W.8.7, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.6

Drama, p. 14
The Fire-Breather

R.1, R.3, R.4, R.5, W.1, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.6

RL.6.1, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.5, W.6.1, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.6

RL.7.1, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.7.5, W.7.1, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.6

RL.8.1, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.8.5, W.8.1, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.6

Paired Texts, p. 20
“Killer Smog”

and

“Smog So Thick, Beijing Comes to a Standstill”

R.1, R.2, R.4, R.9, W.1, W.2, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.6

 

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.4, W.6.1, W.6.2, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.4, W.7.1, W.7.2, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.4, W.8.1, W.8.2, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.6

The Lazy Editor,

p. 30
“What Is That Guy Doing?

W.5, L.1, L.2, L.3

W.3. 5, L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3

W.7.5, L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3

W.8.5, L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3

You Write It, p. 32
“Island of Cats”
R.1, R.7, W.2

R.1, W.5, L.3 

RI.6.1, W.6.5, L.6.3 

 RI.7.1, W.7.5, L.7.3 

RI.8.1, W.8.5, L.8.3 

 

March 2016 Issue

Common Core State Standards for ELA

 
Scope FeatureAnchor StandardsGrade 6Grade 7Grade 8

Grammar,

p. 2 “Grammar Gets an Odd Job”

L.3L.6.3L.7.3L.8.3
Narrative Nonfiction,
p. 4

“The Snake That’s Eating Florida”
R.1, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.7, R.9, W.2, W.9, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.6

RI.6.1, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, RI.6.7, W.6.2, W.6.9.B, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, W.7.2,

W.7.9.B, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, W.8.2,

W.8.9.B, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.6
Drama,
p. 12

When Girls Ruled Baseball
R.1, R.3, R.5, R.7, W.3, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.6

RL.6.1, RL.6.3, RL.6.5, W.6.3, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.6

RL.7.1, RL.7.3, RL.7.5, W.7.3, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.6

RL.8.1, RL.8.3, RL.8.5, W.8.3, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.6

Paired Texts, p. 20
“My Dad Is in Prison”

and

“When a Parent Goes to Prison”

R.1, R.2, R.3, R.5, R.6, R.7, R.9, W.2, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.6

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.5, RI.6.6, RI.6.7, W.6.2, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.5, RI.7.6, RI.7.9, W.7.2, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.5, RI.8.6,

W.8.2, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.6

Debate
p. 25

“You Won’t Find Her on Spotify”
R.1, R.2, R.6, R.8, W.1, W.4, W.5, W.7, SL.1, L.1, L.2, L.3

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.6, RI.6.8,

W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.5, W.6.7, SL.6.1, L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.6, RI.7.8, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.5, W.7.7, SL.7.1, L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.6, RI.8.8,

W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.5, W.8.7, SL.8.1, L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3

The Lazy Editor,

p. 28
“Look What I Made!”

L.1, L.2, W.5L.6.1, L.6.2, W.6.5L.7.1, L.7.2, W.7.5L.8.1, L.8.2, W.8.5
You Write It, p. 32
“Why Pizza Rules the World”
R.1, R.7, W.2RI.6.1, RI.6.7, W.6.2RI.7.1, W.7.2RI.8.1, W.8.2

February 2016 Issue

Common Core State Standards for ELA

Scope FeatureAnchor StandardsGrade 6Grade 7Grade 8

Grammar,

p. 2 “Grammar Rolls Out the Red Carpet”

L.3L.6.3L.7.3L.8.3
Narrative Nonfiction,
p. 4

“Mountain of Fire”
R.1, R.2, R.4, R.9, W.2, W.9, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.5, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.4, W.6.2, W.6.9, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.4, RI.7.9,

W.7.2, W.7.9, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.4, W.8.2,

W.8.9, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6
Paired Texts,
p. 10

“The Story of Awwwwww” and “Would You Replace Your Pet With That?”
R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.9, W.1, W.9, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.6

RI.6.1, RI.6.2,RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, W.6.1, W.6.9, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, RI.7.9, W.7.1, W.7.9, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2,

RI.8.3,

RI.8.4, RI.8.5,

W.8.1, W.8.9, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.6

Drama, p. 16
Hold Fast to Dreams

R.1 R.2, R.3, R.4, R.5, W.2, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.5, L.6

RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.5,

W.6.2, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6

RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.4,

RL.7.5, W.7.2, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6

RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.8.5,

W.8.2, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6

Debate
p. 22

“Would You Eat This?”

R.1, R.2, R.6, R.8, W.1, W.4, W.5, W.7, SL.1, L.1, L.2, L.3

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.6, RI.6.8,

W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.5, W.6.7, SL.6.1, L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.6, RI.7.8, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.5, W.7.7, SL.7.1, L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.6, RI.8.8,

W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.5, W.8.7, SL.8.1, L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3

Fiction,
p. 25

“Lost and Found”
R.1, R.3, R.4, R.9, W.2, W.9, SL.1, L.4, L.6

RL.6.1, RL.6.3, RL.6.4,

RI.6.1,

RI.6.3,

W.6.2, W.6.9, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.6

RL.7.1, RL.7.3, RL.7.4,

RI.7.1,

RI.7.3,

W.7.2, W.7.9, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.6

RL.8.1, RL.8.3, RL.8.4,

RI.8.1,

RI.8.3,

W.8.2, W.8.9, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.6

The Lazy Editor, p. 30
“How to Scratch Your Nose in Space”
L.1, L.2, L.3L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3
You Write It, p. 32
“Gaming for Change”
R.1, W.2RI.6.1, W.6.2RI.7.1, W.7.2RI.8.1, W.8.2

December 2015/January 2016 Issue

Common Core State Standards for ELA

 
Scope FeatureAnchor StandardsGrade 6Grade 7Grade 8

Grammar,

p. 2 “Grammar Goes Dog Sledding”

L.3L.6.3L.7.3L.8.3
Narrative Nonfiction,
p. 4

“Attack at Sea”
R.1, R.2, R.4, R.5, R.7, W.2, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.5, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, RI.6.7, W.6.2, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.4, RI.7.5,

W.7.2, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6
RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, W.8.2, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6
Paired Texts,
p. 11

“Playing With Pain” and “Travel Team Heartbreak”
R.1, R.2, R.4, R.5, R.9, W.2, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.6

RI.6.1,

RI.6.2, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, W.6.2, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.6

RI.7.1, RI.7.2,

RI.7.4, RI.7.5, RI.7.9, W.7.2, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.6

RI.8.1, RI.8.2,

RI.8.4, RI.8.5, W.8.2, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.6
Drama, p. 18
The Mystery of the Stolen Jewel
R.1 R.3, R.4, R.5, R.7, R.9, W.1, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.6

RL.6.1, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.5,

RL.6.9, RI.6.1, RI.6.3, RI.6.4,

RI.6.5,

W.6.1, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.6

RL.7.1, RL.7.3, RL.7.4,

RL.7.9, RI.7.1, RI.7.3, RI.7.4,

RI.7.5,

W.7.1, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.6

RL.8.1, RL.8.3, RL.8.4,

RI.8.1, RI.8.3, RI.8.4,

RI.8.5,

W.8.1, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.6
Debate
p. 26

“Should Kids Get Paid to Do Chores?”
R.1, R.2, R.6, R.8, R.9, W.1, W.4, W.5, W.8, SL.1, L.1, L.2, L.3

RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.6, RI.6.8,

RI.6.9, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.5, W.6.8, SL.6.1, L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3
RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.6, RI.7.8, RI.7.9, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.5, W.7.8, SL.7.1, L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.6, RI.8.8,

RI.8.9, W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.5, W.8.8, SL.8.1, L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3
The Lazy Editor, p. 28
“Scream Machines”
L.1, L.2, L.3L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3
You Write It, p. 32
“Drink This!”
R.1, R.7, W.2RI.6.1, RI.6.7, W.6.2RI.7.1, W.7.2RI.8.1, W.8.2

November 2015 Issue

Common Core State Standards for ELA

Scope FeatureAnchor StandardsGrade 6Grade 7Grade 8
Grammar, p. 2 “Grammar Lights Up”L.3L.6.3L.7.3L.8.3
Narrative Nonfiction,
p. 4

“The Man Who Saved a Thousand Babies”
R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.6, R.9, W.2, W.9, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, RI.6.6, RI.6.9, W.6.2, W.6.9, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.6RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, RI.7.6, RI.7.9, W.7.2, W.7.9, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.6RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, RI.8.6, W.8.2, W.8.9, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.6
Drama,
p. 9

Girl. Fighter. Hero.
R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.7, W.1, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.6RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.7, RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.9, W.6.1, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.6RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.7.7, RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.9, W.7.1, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.6RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.8.7, RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.9, W.8.1, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.6
Paired Texts, p. 16
“Attack of the Man-Eaters” and “Meet the Lion Whisperer”
R.1, R.4, R.5, R.9, W.2, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, RI.6.9, W.6.2, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.6RI.7.1, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, RI.7.9, W.7.2, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.6RI.8.1, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, RI.8.9, W.8.2, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.6
Fiction, p. 23
“Game Over”
R.1, R.3, R.4, R.9, W.2, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.6RL.6.1, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.9, RI.6.1, RI.63, RI.6.4, RI.6.9, W.6.2, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.6RL.6.1, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.9, RI.6.1, RI.63, RI.6.4, RI.6.9, W.6.2, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.6RL.6.1, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.9, RI.6.1, RI.63, RI.6.4, RI.6.9, W.6.2, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.6
Debate, p. 28
“Is Boredom Really That Bad?”
R.1, R.2, R.3, R.6, R.8, W.1, W.4, W.5, W.8, SL.1, L.1, L.2, L.3RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.6, RI.6.8, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.5, W.6.8, SL.6.1, L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.6, RI.7.8, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.5, W.7.8, SL.7.1, L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3

RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.6, RI.8.8, W.8.1, W.8.4,

W.8.5, W.8.8, SL.8.1, L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3

 

You Write It, p. 32
“How I’m Saving My State”
R.1, W.2RI.6.1, W.6.2RI.7.1, W.7.3RI.8.1, W.8.2

October 2015 Issue

Common Core State Standards for ELA

7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3
Scope FeatureAnchor StandardsGrade 6Grade 7Grade 8
Grammar, p. 2 “Grammar Goes to the Grave”L.3L.6.3L.7.3L.8.3
Narrative Nonfiction,
p. 4

“The Evil Swirling Darkness”
R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.6, R.9, W.2, W.9, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, RI.6.6, RI.6.9, W.6.2, W.6.9, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.6RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, RI.7.6, RI.7.9, W.7.2, W.7.9, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.6RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, RI.8.6, W.8.2, W.8.9, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.6
Drama,
p. 11

The Spider Curse and
“Is This the Most Hated Athlete of All Time?”
R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.9, W.2, W.9, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.6RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.5, RL.6.9, RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, W.6.2, W.6.9, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.6RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, W.7.2, W.7.9, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.6RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, W.8.2, W.8.9, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.
The Lazy Editor, p. 20
“Why We Love This Stupid Cat”
W. 5, L.1, L.2W.6.5, L.6.1c, L.6.2, L.6.3W.7.5, L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3W.8.5, L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3
Paired Texts,
p. 22

“How Candy Conquered America” and “This Cupcake Is Trying to Hurt You”
R.1, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.9, W.2, W.9, SL.1, L.3, L.4, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, W.6.2, W.6.9, SL.6.1, L.6.3, L.6.4, L.6.6RI.7.1, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, RI.7.9, W.7.2, W.7.9, SL.7.1, L.7.3, L.7.4, L.7.6RI.8.1, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, W.8.2, W.8.9, SL.8.1, L.8.3, L.8.4, L.8.6
Debate, p. 29
“Would You Move to Mars?”
R.1, R.2, R.3, R.6, R.8, R.9, W.1, W.4, W.5, W.8, , SL.1, L1, L.2, L.3RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.6, RI.6.8, RI.6.9, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.5, W.6.8, SL.6.1, L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.6, RI.7.8, RI.7.9, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.5, W.7.8, SL.7.1, L.RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.6, RI.8.8, RI.8.9, W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.5, W.8.8, SL.8.1, L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3
You Write It, p. 32
“Fabulous First-Line Contest”
R.1, W.3RI.6.1, W.6.3RI.7.1, W.7.3RI.8.1, W.8.3

September 2015 Issue

Common Core State Standards for ELA

Scope FeatureAnchor StandardsGrade 6Grade 7Grade 8
Grammar, p. 2 “Grammar Goes Prehistoric”L.3L.6.3L.7.3L.8.3
Narrative Nonfiction,
p. 4

“Why Are Your Clothes So Cheap?”
R.1, R.2, R.4, R.5, R.7, W.1, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, RI.6.7, W.6.1, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.6RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, W.7.1, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.6RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, W.8.1, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.6
Drama,
p. 11

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
R.1, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.9, W.1, W.3, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.6RL.6.1, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.5, RL.6.9, RI.6.1, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, RI.6.9, W.6.1, W.6.3, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.6RL.7.1, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.7.5, RL.7.9, RI.7.1, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.9, W.7.1, W.7.3, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.6RL.8.1, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.8.5, RL.8.9, RI.8.1, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, W.8.1, W.8.3, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.6
Debate, p. 17
“Is Technology Killing our Friendships?”
R.1, R.R.4, R.6, R.8, W.1, W.7, SL.1, L4, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.4, RI.6.6, RI.6.8, W.6.1, W.6.7, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.6RI.7.1, RI.7.4, RI.7.6, RI.7.8, W.7.1, W.7.7, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.6RI.8.1, RI.8.4, RI.8.6, RI.8.8, W.8.1, W.8.7, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.6
Paired Texts,
p. 20

“Should kids Do Extreme Sports?” and
“The Science of Thrill-Seeking”
R.1, R.3, R.4, R.5, W.1, W.2, W.9, SL.1, L.4, L.5RI.6.1, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, W.6.1, W.6.2, W.6.9, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.5RI.7.1, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, W.7.1, W.7.2, W.7.9, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.5RI.8.1, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, W.8.1, W.8.2, W.8.9, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.5
Fiction, p. 28
“The Golden Lie”
R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.9, W.1, SL.1, L.4, L.5, L.6RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.9, W.6.1, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, W.7.1, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, W.8.1, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6
The Lazy Editor,
p. 30

“Celebrity Snot for Sale”
L.1, L.2, L.3, W.5L.6.1, L.6.2b, L.6.3a, W.6.5L.7.1b, L.7.2b, L.7.3, W.7.5L.8.1, L.8.2c, L.8.3, W.8.5
You Write It,
p. 32

“The Amazing Tardigrade”
R.1, R.2, R.7, W.1, W.7, SL.1, L.4, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.7, W.6.1, W.6.7, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.6RI.7.1, RI.7.2, W.7.1, W.7.7, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.6RI.8.1, RI.8.2, W.8.1, W.8.7, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.6

 

May 2015 Issue

Common Core State Standards for ELA

Scope FeatureAnchor StandardsGrade 6Grade 7Grade 8
Grammar, p. 2 “Grammar Goes Surfing”L.3L.6.3L.7.3L.8.3
Narrative Nonfiction,
p. 4

“Lost in Death Valley”
R.1, R.2, R.4, R.5, R.7, W.2, SL.1, SL.2, L.3, L.4, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, RI.6.7, W.6.2, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.3, L.6.4, L.6.6RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, W.7.2, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.3, L.7.4, L.7.6RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, W.8.2, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.3, L.8.4, L.8.6
Paired Texts,
p. 10

“The World’s First Superstar” and “Say Goodbye to the Elephants”
R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.9, W.2, W.9, SL.1, L.4, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.9, W.6.2, W.6.9, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.6RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.9, W.7.2, W.7.9, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.6RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, W.8.2, W.8.9, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.6
Drama, p. 16
Light
R.1, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.9, W.2, W.9, SL.1, L.4, L.5, L.6RL.6.1, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.5, RL.6.9, RI.6.1, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, RI.6.9, W.6.2, W.6.9, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6RL.7.1, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.7.5, RL.7.9, RI.7.1, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, RI.7.9, W.7.2, W.7.9, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6RL.8.1, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.8.5, RI.8.1, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, W.8.2, W.8.9, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6
Fiction,
p. 23

“The Secret Ingredient”
R.1, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.6, W.3, W.4, SL.1, L.3, L.4, L.5, L.6RL.6.1, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.5, RL.6.6, W.6.3, W.6.4, SL.6.1, L.6.3, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6RL.7.1, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.7.5, RL.7.6, W.7.3, W.7.4, SL.7.1, L.7.3, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6RL.8.1, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.8.6, W.8.3, W.8.4, SL.8.1, L.8.3, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6
Debate/Scavenger Hunt, p. 28
“Is It Wrong to Photoshop Celebrities?”
R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.6, R.8, R.9, W.1, W.4, W.7, SL.1, L.1, L.2, L.3, L.5RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.6, RI.6.8, RI.6.9, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.7, SL.6.1, L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3, L.6.5RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.6, RI.7.8, RI.7.9, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.7, SL.7.1, L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3, L.7.5RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.6, RI.8.8, RI.8.9, W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.7, SL.8.1, L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3, L.8.5
You Write It,
p. 32

“I Woke Up My School!”
R.1, R.2, R.7, W.2, W.4, W.7, SL.1, L.1, L.2, L.3RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.7, W.6.2, W.6.4, W.6.7, SL.6.1, L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3RI.7.1, RI.7.2, W.7.2, W.7.4, W.7.7, SL.7.1, L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3RI.8.1, RI.8.2, W.8.2, W.8.4, W.8.7, SL.8.1, L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3

April 2015 Issue

Common Core State Standards for ELA

Scope FeatureAnchor StandardsGrade 6Grade 7Grade 8
Grammar, p. 2 “Grammar Zips to School”L.1, L.3L.6.1, L.6.3L.7.1, L.7.3L.8.1, L.8.3
Narrative Nonfiction,
p. 4

“The Girl Who Lived Forever”
R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.7, R.10, W.2, W.4, W.7, W.9, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, RI.6.7, RI.6.10, W.6.2, W.6.4, W.6.7, W.6.9, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.6RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, RI.7.10, W.7.2, W.7.4, W.7.7, W.7.9, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.6RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, RI.8.10, W.8.2, W.8.4, W.8.7, W.8.9, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.6
Drama,
p. 11

The Golden Curse
R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.9, R.10, W.2, W.4, W.7, W.10, SL.1, L.4, L.5, L.6RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.5, RL.6.9, RL.6.10, RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, RI.6.10, W.6.2, W.6.4, W.6.7, W.6.10, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.7.5, RL.7.10, RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, RI.7.9, RI.7.10, W.7.2, W.7.4, W.7.7, W.7.10, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.8.5, RL.8.10, RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, RI.8.10, W.8.2, W.8.4, W.8.7, W.8.10, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6
Debate/Essay Kit, p. 16
Should We Ban Competitive Eating?”
R.1, R.2, R.4, R.6, R.8, R.10, W.1, W.4, W.5, W.7, SL.1, L.1, LL.2, L.3, L.4, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.4, RI.6.6, RI.6.8, RI.6.10, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.5, SL.6.1, L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3, L.6.4, L.6.6RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.4, RI.7.6, RI.7.8, RI.7.10, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.5, SL.7.1, L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3, L.7.4, L.7.6RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.4, RI.8.6, RI.8.8, RI.8.10, W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.5, SL.8.1, L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3, L.8.4, L.8.6
Paired Texts,
p. 18

“Stuttering Doesn’t Hold Me Back” and “The Incredible Power of Speech”
R.1, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.9, R.10, W.2, W.4, W.7, W.9, SL.1, L.4, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, RI.6.9, RI.6.10, W.6.2, W.6.4, W.6.7, W.6.9, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.6RI.7.1, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, RI.7.9, RI.7.10, W.7.2, W.7.4, W.7.7, W.7.9, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.6RI.8.1, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, RI.8.10, W.8.2, W.8.4, W.8.7, W.8.9, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.6
The Lazy Editor, p. 22
“Shhhhh! Stop Singing!”
W.5, L.1, L.2, L.3W.6.5, L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3W.7.5, L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3W.8.5, L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3
You Write It,
p. 24

“Scoop That Poop!”
R.1, R.2, R.7, W.2, W.4, W.7, L.1, L.2RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.7, W.6.2, W.6.4, W.6.7, L.6.1, L.6.2RI.7.1, RI.7.2, W.7.2, W.7.4, W.7.7, L.7.1, L.7.2RI.8.1, RI.8.2, W.8.2, W.8.4, W.8.7, L.8.1, L.8.2

March 2015 Issue

Common Core State Standards for ELA

Scope FeatureAnchor StandardsGrade 6Grade 7Grade 8
Grammar, p. 2L.3L.6.3L.7.3L.8.3
Literary Nonfiction,
p. 4

“Your Phone Could Ruin Your Life”
R.1, R.2, R.4, R.6, R.7, R.9, R.10, W.1, W.4, W.7, W.9, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.4, RI.6.6, RI.6.7, RI.6.10, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.7, W.6.9, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.6RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.4, RI.7.6, RI.7.10, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.7, W.7.9, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.6RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.4, RI.8.6, RI.8.10, W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.7, W.8.9, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.6
Paired Texts,
p. 10

“Toys of Terror” and ”Popular Magnets Banned Forever”
R.1, R.4, R.8, R.9, W.1, W.4, W.5, W.7, W.10, SL.1, L.1, L.2, L.3, L.4, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.4, RI.6.8, RI.6.9, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.5, W.6.7, W.6.10, SL.6.1, L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3, L.6.4, L.6.6RI.7.1, RI.7.4, RI.7.8, RI.7.9, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.5, W.7.7, W.7.10, SL.7.1, L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3, L.7.4, L.7.6RI.8.1, RI.8.4, RI.8.8, W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.5, W.8.7, W.8.10, SL.8.1, L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3, L.8.4, L.8.6
Drama, p. 14
The Newsies
R.1, R.3, R.4, R.7, R.9, R.10, W.2, W.4, W.7, W.9, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.5, L.6RL.6.1, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.9, RL.6.10, RI.6.1, RI.6.7, W.6.2, W.6.4, W.6.7, W.6.9, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6RL.7.1, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.7.9, RL.7.10, RI.7.1, W.7.2, W.7.4, W.7.7, W.7.9, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6RL.8.1, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.8.10, RI.8.1, W.8.2, W.8.4, W.8.7, W.8.9, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6
Debate, p. 20
“Should Josh Become a YouTube Star?”
R.1, R.2, R.6, R.8, R.9, R.10, W.1, W.4, W.7, W.9, SL.1, L.4, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.6, RI.6.8, RI.6.9, RI.6.10, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.7, W.6.9, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.6RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.6, RI.7.8, RI.7.9, RI.7.10, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.7, W.7.9, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.6RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.6, RI.8.8, RI.8.9, RI.8.10, W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.7, W.8.9, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.6
The Lazy Editor, p. 22
“Did Aliens Make That?”
W.5, L.1, L.2W.6.5, L.6.1, L.6.2W.7.5, L.7.1, L.7.2W.8.5, L.8.1, L.8.2
Fiction, p. 24
“The Ghost Bird”
R.1, R.3, R.4, R.6, R.9, W.1, W.4, W.7, SL.1, L.4, L.5, L.6RL.6.1, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.9, RI.6.1, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.6, RI.6.9, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.7, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6RL.7.1, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.7.6, RL.7.9, RI.7.1, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.6, RI.7.9, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.7, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6RL.7.1, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.7.6, RL.7.9, RI.7.1, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.6, RI.7.9, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.7, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6
You Write It,
p. 32

“Out of the Flames”
R.1, R.2, R.7, W.2, W.4, W.7, SL.1, L.1, L.2, L.3R.6.1, R.6.2, R.6.7, W.6.2, W.6.4, W.6.7, SL.6.1, L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3R.7.1, R.7.2, W.7.2, W.7.4, W.7.7, SL.7.1, L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3R.8.1, R.8.2, W.8.2, W.8.4, W.8.7, SL.8.1, L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3

February 2015 Issue

Common Core State Standards for ELA

Scope FeatureAnchor StandardsGrade 6Grade 7Grade 8
Grammar, p. 2L.1, L.3L.6.1, L.6.3L.7.1, L.7.3L.8.1, L.8.3
Narrative Nonfiction, p. 4
“Up From Slavery”
R.1, R.2, R.4, R.5, R.7, R.9, R.10, W.2, W.4, W.7, W.9, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.6RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.4, RL.6.5, RL.6.9, RL.6.10, RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.7, RI.6.9, RI.6.10, W.6.2, W.6.4, W.6.7, W.6.9, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.6RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.4, RL.7.5, RL.7.10, RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.9, RI.7.10, W.7.2, W.7.4, W.7.7, W.7.9, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.6RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.4, RL.8.5, RL.8.10, RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.10, W.8.2, W.8.4, W.8.7, W.8.9, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.6
Debate, p. 10
“Should Kids Play Football?”
R.1, R.2, R.6, R.8, W.1, W.4, W.5, W.7, R.1, R.2, R.6, R.8, W.1, W.4, W.5, W.7, W.10, SL.1, L.1, L.2, L.3, L.4, L.6W.10, SL.1, L.1, L.2, L.3, L.4, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.6, RI.6.8, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.5, W.6.7, W.6.10, SL.6.1, L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3, L.6.4, L.6.6RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.6, RI.7.8, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.5, W.7.7, W.7.10, SL.7.1, L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3, L.7.4, L7.6RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.6, RI.8.8, W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.5, W.8.7, W.8.10, SL.8.1, L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3, L.8.4, L.8.6
Drama, p. 13
The Legend of Robin Hood
R.1, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.7, R.9, R.10, W.1, W.4, W.7, W.9, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.5, L.6RL.6.1, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.5, RL.6.7, RL.6.9, RL.6.10, RI.6.1, RI.6.9, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.7, W.6.9, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6RL.7.1, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.7.5, RL.7.7, RL.7.9, RL.7.10, RI.7.1, RI.7.9, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.7, W.7.9, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6RL.8.1, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.8.5, RL.8.7, RL.8.9, RL.8.10, RI.8.1, W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.7, W.8.9, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6
Paired Texts,
p. 19

“How the Taco Conquered America” and ”Holding on to Heritage Before It Slips Away”
R.1, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.9, R.10, W.2, W.4, W.7, W.9, SL.1, L.4, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, RI.6.9, RI.6.10, W.6.2, W.6.4, W.6.7, W.6.9, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.6RI.7.1, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, RI.7.9, RI.7.10, W.7.2, W.7.4, W.7.7, W.7.9, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.6RI.8.1, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, RI.8.10, W.8.2, W.8.4, W.8.7, W.8.9, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.6
The Lazy Editor, p. 22
"Helping Hand"
 
L.1, L.2, L.3L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3
You Write It,
p. 24

"Failure: It Makes You Stronger!"
 
R.1, R.2, R.7, W.2, W.4, W.7, L.1, L.2RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.7, W.6.2, W.6.4, W.6.7, L.6.1, L.6.2RI.7.1, RI.7.2, W.7.2, W.7.4, W.7.7, L.7.1, L.7.2RI.8.1, RI.8.2, W.7.2, W.7.4, W.7.7, L.7.1, L.7.2

January 2015 Issue

Common Core State Standards for ELA

Scope FeatureAnchor StandardsGrade 6Grade 7Grade 8
Grammar, p. 2L.3L.6.3L.7.3L.8.3
Narrative Nonfiction, p. 4
“Shattered Lives”
R.1, R.2, R.4, R.5, R.7, R.9, R.10, W.2, W.4, W.7, W.9, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, RI.6.7, RI.6.9, RI.6.10, W.6.2, W.6.4, W.6.7, W.6.9, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.6RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, RI.7.9, RI.7.10, W.7.2, W.7.4, W.7.7, W.7.9, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.6RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, RI.8.7, RI.8.10, W.8.2, W.8.4, W.8.7, W.8.9, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.6
Drama, p. 11
The Necklace
R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.7, R.9, R.10, W.1, W.4, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.6RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.10, W.6.1, W.6.4, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.6RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.7.10, W.7.1, W.7.4, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.6RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.8.10, W.8.1, W.8.4, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.6
Paired Texts,
p. 17

“Yes, Aliens (Probably) Exist”
R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.8, R.9, R.10, W.1, W.4, W.7, W.9, W.10, SL.1, L.4, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.8, RI.6.10, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.7, W.6.9, W.6.10, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.6RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.8, RI.7.10, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.7, W.7.9, W.7.10, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.6RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.8, RI.8.9, RI.8.10, W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.7, W.8.9, W.8.10, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.6
Debate/Essay Kit, p. 22
“Should Stores Be Allowed to Spy on You?”
R.8, R.9, R.10, W.1, W.4, W.5, W.7. W.9, W.10, SL.1, L.1, L.2, L.4, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.6, RI.6.8, RI.6.9, RI.6.10, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.5, W.6.7. W.6.9, W.6.10, SL.6.1, L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.6RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.6, RI.7.8, RI.7.9, RI.7.10, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.5, W.7.7. W.7.9, W.7.10, SL.7.1, L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.6RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.6, RI.8.8, RI.8.9, RI.8.10, W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.5, W.8.7. W.8.9, W.8.10, SL.8.1, L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.6
The Lazy Editor,
p. 24

“Get A Whiff of That!”
 
L.1, L.2, L.3L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3
Fiction,
p. 26

“Girls Can’t Play!”
R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.9, R.10, W.2, W.4, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.5, L.6RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.9, RL.6.10, RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.8, RI.6.9, RL.6.10, W.6.2, W.6.4, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.7.9, RL.7.10, RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.8, RI.7.9, RL.7.10, W.7.2, W.7.4, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.8.10, RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.8, RL.8.10, W.8.2, W.8.4, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6
You Write It,
p. 32

“How I'm Going to End Cyberbullying”
 
R.1, R.2, R.7, W.2, W.4, W.7, L.1, L.2RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.7, W.6.2, W.6.4, W.6.7, L.6.1, L.6.2RI.7.1, RI.7.2, W.7.2, W.7.4, W.7.7, L.7.1, L.7.2RI.8.1, RI.8.2, W.8.2, W.8.4, W.8.7, L.8.1, L.8.2

December 2014 Issue

Common Core State Standards for ELA

Scope FeatureAnchor StandardsGrade 6Grade 7Grade 8
Grammar, p. 2L.3L.6.3L.7.3L.8.3
Narrative Nonfiction, p. 4
“The Blood-Red Night”
R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.7, R.9, R.10, W.2, W.4, W.7, W.9, W.10, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.7, RI.6.9, RI.6.10, W.6.2, W.6.4, W.6.7, W.6.9, W.6.10, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.6RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.7, RI.7.9, RI.7.10, W.7.2, W.7.4, W.7.7, W.7.9, W.7.10, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.6RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.7, RI.8.10, W.8.2, W.8.4, W.8.7, W.8.9, W.8.10, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.6
Drama, p. 9
The Trojan War
R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.9, R.10, W.2, W.4, W.7, W.9, W.10, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.5, L.6RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.9, RL.6.10, W.6.2, W.6.4, W.6.7, W.6.9, W.6.10, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.7.10, W.7.2, W.7.4, W.7.7, W.7.9, W.7.10, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.8.10, W.8.2, W.8.4, W.8.7, W.8.9, W.8.10, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6
Paired Texts,
p. 15

“The Amazing Penguin Rescue”
R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.7, R.9, R.10, W.2, W.4, W.7, W.9, W.10, SL.1, L.4, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.7, RI.6.9, RI.6.10, W.6.2, W.6.4, W.6.7, W.6.9, W.6.10, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.6RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.9, RI.7.10, W.7.2, W.7.4, W.7.7, W.7.9, W.7.10, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.6RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.10, W.8.2, W.8.4, W.8.7, W.8.9, W.8.10, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.6
Debate/Essay Kit, p. 20
“Should Parents Help Kids With Homework?”
R.1, R.2, R.6, R.8, W.1, W.4, W.5, W.7, W.10, SL.1, L.1, L.2, L.4, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.6, RI.6.8, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.5, W.6.10, SL.6.1, L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.6RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.6, RI.7.8, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.5, W.7.10, SL.7.1, L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.6RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.6, RI.8.8, W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.5, W.8.10, SL.8.1, L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.6
The Lazy Editor,
p. 22

“Minecraft Mania”
L.1, L.2, L.3L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3
You Write It,
p. 24

“Smile?”
R.1, R.2, R.7, W.1, W.4, W.7, L.1, L.2R.1, R.2, R.7, W.1, W.4, W.7, L.1, L.2RI.7.1, RI.7.2, W.7.1, W.7.4, L.7.1, L.7.2RI.8.1, RI.8.2, W.8.1, W.8.4, L.8.1, L.8.2

November 2014 Issue

Common Core State Standards for ELA

Scope FeatureAnchor StandardsGrade 6Grade 7Grade 8
Grammar, p. 2L.3L.6.3L.7.3L.8.3
Narrative Nonfiction, p. 4 “The Beast of Loch Ness”R.1, R.2, R.4, R.8, R.9, R.10, W.1, W.4, W.7, W.9, W.10, SL.1, L.4, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.4, RI.6.8, RI.6.9, RI.6.10, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.7, W.6.9, W.6.10, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.6RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.4, RI.7.8, RI.7.9, RI.7.10, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.7, W.7.9, W.7.10, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.6RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.4, RI.8.8, RI.8.9, RI.8.10, W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.7, W.8.9, W.8.10, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.6
Paired Texts,
p. 10

“Would We Be Killed?”
R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.7, R.9, R.10, W.2, W.4, W.7, W.10, SL.1, L.4, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.7, RI.6.9, RI.6.10, W.6.2, W.6.4, W.6.7, W.6.10, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.6RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.7, RI.7.9, RI.7.10, W.7.2, W.7.4, W.7.7, W.7.10, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.6RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.7, RI.8.9, RI.8.10, W.8.2, W.8.4, W.8.7, W.8.10, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.6
Fiction, p. 18
“The Quinceañera Text”
R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.10, W.2, W.4, SL.1, L.4, L.5, L.6RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.5, RL.6.10, W.6.2, W.6.4, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6R.L.71, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.7.5, RL.7.10, W.7.2, W.7.4, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.8.5, RL.8.10, W.8.2, W.8.4, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6
Debate/Essay Kit, p. 21
“Is Miley Cyrus Out of Control?”
R.1, R.2, R.6, R.8, W.1, W.4, W.5, W.10, SL.1, L.1, L.2, L.4, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.6, RI.6.8, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.5, W.6.10, SL.6.1, L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.6RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.6, RI.7.8, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.5, W.7.10, SL.7.1, L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.6RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.6, RI.8.8, W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.5, W.8.10, SL.8.1, L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.6
Drama, p. 24
The Prince and the Pauper
R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.9, R.10, W.2, W.4, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.5, L.6RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.9, RL.6.10, RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.9, RI.6.10, W.6.2, W.6.4, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.7.9, RL.7.10, RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.9, RI.7.10, W.7.2, W.7.4, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.8.9, RL.8.10, RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.9, RI.8.10, W.8.2, W.8.4, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6
You Write It,
p. 32
R.1, R.2, W.2, W.4, W.7, L.1, L.2RI.6.1, RI.6.2, W.6.2, W.6.4, W.6.7, L.6.1, L.6.2RI.7.1, RI.7.2, W.7.2, W.7.4, W.7.7, L.7.1, L.7.2RI.8.1, RI.8.2, W.8.2, W.8.4, W.8.7, L.8.1, L.8.2

October 2014 Issue

Common Core State Standards for ELA

Scope FeatureAnchor StandardsGrade 6Grade 7Grade 8
Grammar, p. 2L.3L.6.3L.7.3L.8.3
Narrative Nonfiction, p. 4 “Call of Duty”R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.10, W.1, W.4, W.9, W.10, SL.1, L.4, L.5, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, RI.6.7, RI.6.10, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.5, W.6.9, W.6.10, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, RI.7.10, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.5, W.7.9, W.7.10, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, RI.8.10, W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.5, W.8.9, W.8.10, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6
Debate/Essay Kit, p. 10 “Do We Take Sports Too Far?”R.1, R.2, R.6, R.8, W.1, W.4, W.5, W.10, SL.1, L.1, L.2, L.4, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.6, RI.6.8, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.5, W.6.10, SL.6.1, L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.6RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.6, RI.7.8, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.5, W.7.10, SL.7.1, L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.6RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.6, RI.8.8, W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.5, W.8.10, SL.8.1, L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.6
Drama, p. 13 The GiverR.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.5, R.9, R.10, W.1, W.4, W.9, W.10, SL.1, SL.2, L.4, L.5, L.6RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.5, RL.6.9, RL.6.10, RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.4, RI.6.8, RI.6.10, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.9, W.6.10, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.7.6, RL.7.10, RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.4, RI.7.8, RI.7.10, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.9, W.7.10, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.8.10, RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.4, RI.8.8, RI.8.10, W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.9, W.8.10, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6
Paired Texts, p. 19 “Is It Time for Cursive to Die?”R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.9, R.10, W.1, W.4, W.10, SL.1, L.4, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.10, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.10, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.6RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.10, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.10, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.6RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.10, W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.10, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.6
The Lazy Editor, p. 22 “The Greatest Invention Ever?”L.1, L.2, L.3L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3
You Write It, p. 24
“Packing for Mars”
R.1, R.7, W.2, W.4, L.1, L.2RI.6.1, RI.6.7, W.6.2, W.6.4, L.6.1, L.6.2RI.7.1, W.7.2, W.7.4, L.7.1, L.7.2RI.8.1, W.8.2, W.8.4, L.8.1, L.8.2

September 2014 Issue

Common Core State Standards for ELA

Scope FeatureAnchor StandardsGrade 6Grade 7Grade 8
Grammar, p. 2 “Grammar’s Animal Look-Alikes”R.4, L.1, L.2RI.6.4, L.6.1, L.6.2RI.7.4, L.7.1, L.7.2RI.8.4, L.8.1, L.8.2
Narrative Nonfiction, p. 4 “Unbroken: A Year in the Life of a Girl With Cancer”R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, R.10, W.2, W.4, W.9, SL.1, L.4, L.5, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.10, W.6.2, W.6.4, W.6.9, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.10, W.7.2, W.7.4, W.7.9, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.10, W.8.2, W.8.4, W.8.9, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6
Drama, p. 10 The Rocket’s Red Glare: The Incredible Story of “The Star-Spangled Banner”R.1, R.4, R.7, R.9, R.10, W.2, W.4, W.5, W.9, SL.1, L.4, L.6RL.6.1, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.10, RI.6.1, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, RI.6.10, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.5, W.6.9, SL.6.1, L.6.4, L.3.6RL.7.1, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.7.10, RI.7.1, RI.7.3, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, RI.7.10, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.5, W.7.9, SL.7.1, L.7.4, L.7.6RL.8.1, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.8.10, RI.8.1, RI.8.3, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, RI.8.10, W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.5, W.8.9, SL.8.1, L.8.4, L.8.6
Debate/Essay Kit, p. 17 “Your Favorite Drinks Can Wreck Your Body”R.1, R.3, R.6, R.8, R.9, R.10, W.1, W.4, W.5, W.9, W.10, SL.1, L.1, L.2, L.3, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.3, RI.6.6, RI.6.8, RI.6.9, RI.6.10, W.6.1, W.6.4, W.6.5, W.6.9, W.6.10, SL.6.1, L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.3, L.6.6RI.7.1, RI.7.3, RI.7.6, RI.7.8, RI.7.9, RI.7.10, W.7.1, W.7.4, W.7.5, W.7.9, W.7.10, SL.7.1, L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3, L.7.6RI.8.1, RI.8.3, RI.8.6, RI.8.8, RI.8.9, RL.8.10, W.8.1, W.8.4, W.8.5, W.8.9, W.8.10, SL.8.1, L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3, L.8.6
Paired Texts, p. 22 “The Volcano That Changed the World”R.1, R.2, R.4, R.5, R.6, R.7, R.9, R.10, W.2, W.4, W.7, W.8, SL.1, SL.2, L.1, L.2, L.5, L.6RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.4, RI.6.5, RI.6.6, RI.6.7, RI.6.10, W.6.2, W.6.4, W.6.7, W.6.8, SL.6.1; SL.6.2, L.6.1, L.6.2, L.6.5, L.6.6RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.4, RI.7.5, RI.7.6, RI.7.7, RI.7.10, W.7.2, W.7.4, W.7.7, W.7.8, SL.7.1; SL.7.2, L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.5, L.7.6RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.4, RI.8.5, RI.8.6, RI.8.7, RI.8.10, W.8.2, W.8.4, W.8.7, W.8.8, SL.8.1; SL.8.2, L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.5, L.8.6
You Write It, p. 32 “Fabulous First-Line Contest”R.1, W.4, L.1, L.2RL.6.4, RI.6.1, W.6.6.A, W.6.6.D, L.6.1, L.6.2RL.7.4, RI.7.1, W.7.6.A, W.7.6.D, L.7.1; L.7.2RL.8.4, RI.8.1, W.8.6.A, W.8.6.D, L.8.1, L.8.2

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