Novels required by NYS in the modules

    • The Lightning Thief
    • Bud, Not Buddy
    • Dragonwings
    • Frightful's Mountain

    Skills and Core Standards addressed

    • cite text evidence
    • theme
    • informational and explanatory writing
    • determining the meaning of unfamiliar words using a variety of strategies
    • exploring author's purpose and perspective


     Skills and Core Standards addressed:

    • ratios and unit rates
    • fractions
    • decimals
    • multi-digit division
    • basic geometry
    • basic algebra
    • positive and negative integers
    • statistics


    Areas of study include:

    • earth science
    • energy
    • force and motion
    • earthe and space


    • ancient civilizations and their contributions to present-day civilization