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Course 2 - Table of Contents Guide

Unit 1 - Whom Can You Count On?

Part

Title

Author(s)

Genre

 

Fish Cheeks

Amy Tan

Autobiography

Part 1

Friends and Family

   
 

The Wise Old Woman

Yoshiko Uchida

Folktale

 

Amigo Brothers

Piri Thomas

Short Story

 

Grammar Workshop: Sentence Combining

   
 

Rikki-Tikki-Tavi

Rudyard Kipling

Short Story

 

The Highwayman

Alfred Noyes

Poem

 

Vocabulary Workshop: Context Clues

   

Part 2

Me, Myself, and I

   
 

The Good Samaritan

Rene Saldana Jr.

Short Story

 

Genre Focus: Fiction

   
 

The Lark and Her Children

Aesop, retold by Jerry Pinkney

Fable

 

The Travelers and the Bear

Aesop, retold by Jerry Pinkney

Fable

 

The Force of Luck

Rudolfo A. Anaya

Folktale

 

Rosa

Rita Dove

Poem

 

Social Perspective: from Rose Parks: My Story

Rosa Parks with Jim Haskins

Autobiography

Part 3

Extraordinary Individuals

   
 

Seventh Grade

Gary Soto

Short Story

 

Thank You, M'am

Langston Hughes

Short Story

 

We Are All One

Laurence Yep

Folktale

 

TIME: Fireproofing Forests

J. Madeleine Nash

Magazine Article

 

The Rider

Naomi Shihab Nye

Poem

 

I'll Walk the Tightrope

Margaret Danner

Poem

 

Writing Workshop: Narrative

   
 

Speaking, Listening, and Viewing Workshop: Narrative Presentation

   
 

Unit Challenge: On Your Own Activity:

   

Create a Chart

 

Unit Challenge: Group Activity: Write a Handbook

   
 

Independent Reading

   
 

Assessment

   
 

from The Old Demon

Pearl S. Buck

Short Story

Course 2 - Table of Contents Guide

Unit 2 - Why Do You Read?

 

Part

Title

Author(s)

Genre

 

Brer Rabbit and Brer Lion

Julius Lester

Folktale

Part 1

For Fun

   
 

Charles

Shirley Jackson

Short Story

 

Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout Would Not Take the Garbage Out

Shel Silverstein

Poem

 

After Twenty Years

O. Henry

Short Story

 

Slam, Dunk, & Hook

Yusef Komunyakaa

Poem

 

Grammar Workshop: Sentence Fragments

   

Part 2

For Information

   
 

What Is a Knight?

John Farman

Nonfiction

 

Genre Focus: Informational Text

   
 

from When Plague Strikes

James Cross Giblin

Nonfiction

 

TIME: Miracle Hands

Christina Cheakalos and Matt Birkbeck

Magazine Article

 

Functional Documents: Getting There: Train Schedule and Stadium Map

   
 

Media Workshop: Media Elements

   
 

The Story of an Eyewitness

Jack London

Nonfiction

 

Vocabulary Workshop: Word Parts

   

Part 3

For Understanding

   
 

An Hour with Abuelo

Judith Ortiz Cofer

Short Story

 

A Day's Wait

Ernest Hemmingway

Short Story

 

The Monkey Who Asked for Misery

Diane Wolkstein

Folktale

 

Do Animals Lie?

Mary Batten

Magazine Article

 

One's Name is Mud

Leonard Mann

Nonfiction

 

Tending Sir Ernest's Legacy: An Interview with Alexandra Shackleton

Kelly Tyler-Lewis

Web site

 

Historical Perspective: Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World

Jennifer Armstrong

Nonfiction

 

Aunty Misery

Judith Ortiz Cofer

Folktale

 

Strawberries

Gayle Ross

Myth

 

Writing Workshop: Functional Document

   
 

Speaking, Listening, and Viewing Workshop: Informative Presentation

   
 

Unit Challenge: On Your Own Activity: Make an Advertising Brochure

   
 

Unit Challenge: Group Activity: Create a TV Commercial

   
 

Independent Reading

   
 

Assessment

   
 

from Violent Vesuvius

 

Magazine Article

 

from The Stone

Lloyd Alexander

Short Story

Course 2 - Table of Contents Guide

Unit 3 - What Makes Life Good?

Part

 

Title

Author(s)

Genre

 

The Pasture

Robert Frost

Poem

Part 1

Appreciating Nature

   
 

From Blossoms

Li-Young Lee

Poem

 

Glory, Glory; Birds Circling at Dusk; Bamboo

Raymond R. Patterson, Ann Atwood, Basho

Haiku

 

Grove

 

Where Mountain Lion Lay Down with Deer

Leslie Marmon Silko

Poem

 

Vocabulary Workshop: Multiple-Meaning

   

Words

 

Why the Waves Have Whitecaps

Zora Neale Hurston

Folktale

Part 2

Finding Humor and Delight

   
 

from An American Childhood

Annie Dillard

Memoir

 

TIME: The Giggle Prescription

Tracy Eberhart and Robert A. Barnett

Magazine Article

 

Genre Focus: Poetry

   
 

Summer

Walter Dean Myers

Poem

 

Dreams

Langston Hughes

Poem

 

Miracles

Walt Whitman

Poem

 

The tale of 'Kiko-Wiko

Mark Crilley

Graphic Story

Part 3

Love and Friendship

   
 

Annabel Lee

Edgar Allen Poe

Poem

 

A

Crush

Cynthia Rylant

Short Story

 

The Luckiest Time of All

Lucille Clifton

Short Story

 

Superman and Me

Sherman Alexie

Essay

 

My First Memory (of Librarians)

Nikki Giovanni

Poem

 

Writing Workshop: Response to Literature

   
 

Speaking, Listening, and Viewing Workshop: Oral Response to Literature

   
 

Unit Challenge: On Your Own Activity: Make

   

a

Collage

 

Unit Challenge: Group Activity: Create a Character Study

   
 

Independent Reading

   
 

Assessment

   
 

Ankylosaurus

Jack Prelutsky

Poem

 

XXXVIII

A. E. Housman

Poem

 

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Afternoon on a Hill

Poem

Course 2 - Table of Contents Guide

Unit 4 - What Influences You?

Part

 

Title

Author(s)

Genre

 

All Together Now

Barbara Jordan

Speech

Part 1

Life Experiences

   
 

The Scholarship Jacket

Marta Salinas

Short Story

 

A

Mason-Dixon Memory

Clifton Davis

Essay

 

Names/Nombres

Julia Alvarez

Autobiography

 

In

a Neighborhood in Los Angeles

Francisco X. Alarcon

Poem

 

Vocabulary Workshop: Idioms

   
 

The War of the Wall

Toni Cade Bambara

Short Story

 

Cultural Perspective: Outdoor Art in America

Toni Cade Bambara

Article

 

TIME: Oprah Winfrey

Sidney Poitier

Magazine Article

 

old age sticks

E. E. Cummings

Poem

Part 2

Persuasive Ideas

Genre Focus: Argument and Persuasion

 
 

Should Naturalized Citizens Be President?

John Yinger and Matthew Spalding

Essay

 

Functional Documents: Voting Sign and Technical Directions

   
 

Without Commercials

Alice Walker

Poem

 

Toward a Rainbow Nation

Lavendhri Pillay

Essay

 

Heroes

Erma Bombeck

Essay

 

Media Workshop: Propaganda

   
 

Primer Lesson

Carl Sandburg

Poem

 

Langston Terrace

Eloise Greenfield and Lessie Jones Little

Essay

   

Home

Gwendolyn Brooks

Short Story

 

Writing Workshop: Persuasive Essay

   
 

Speaking, Listening, and Viewing Workshop: Persuasive Speech

   
 

Unit Challenge: On Your Own Activity: Write

   

a

Poem or a Song

 

Unit Challenge: Group Activity: Make a

   

Poster

 

Independent Reading

   
 

Assessment

   
 

from A Glimpse of Home

Kathryn Sullivan

Essay

 

from Rip Van Winkle

Washington Irving

Short Story

Course 2 - Table of Contents Guide

Unit 5 - How Can You Become Who You Want to Be?

Part

Title

Author(s)

Genre

 

from Tony Hawk: Chairman of the Board

 

Biography

Part 1

Positive Actions

   
 

If I can stop one heart from breaking

Emily Dickenson

Poem

 

I stepped from plank to plank

Emily Dickenson

Poem

 

Hollywood and the Pits

Cherylene Lee

Short Story

 

Media Workshop: Media Ethics

   
 

Young Arthur

Robert D. San Souci

Legend

 

Historical Perspective: Medieval England, from Catherine, Called Birdy

Karen Cushman

Nonfiction

 

from The Autobiography of Malcolm X

Malcolm X with Alex Haley

Biography

 

New Directions

Maya Angelou

Nonfiction

Part 2

Courage and Confidence

Almost Ready

Poem

 

Vocabulary Workshop: Dictionary Skills

   
 

Your World

Georgia Douglas Johnson

Poem

 

One

James Berry

Poem

 

Four Skinny Trees

Sandra Cisneros

Short Story

 

Chanclas

Sandra Cisneros

Short Story

 

Genre Focus: Biography and Autobiography

   
 

from Zlata's Diary

Zlata Filipovic

Journal

 

from The Adventures of Marco Polo

Russell Freedman

Biography

Part 3

People Who Lend a Hand

   
 

Birthday Box

Jane Yolen

Short Story

 

To James

Frank Horne

Poem

 

TIME: Message of Hope

Ericka Souter and Dietlind Lerner

Magazine Article

 

The Teacher Who Changed My Life

Nicholas Gage

Personal Essay

 

from Barrio Boy

Ernesto Galarza

Memoir

 

How I Learned English

Gregory Djanikian

Poem

 

Writing Workshop: Research Report

   
 

Speaking, Listening, and Viewing Workshop: Oral Report

   
 

Unit Challenge: On Your Own Activity:

   

Create a Web Diagram

 

Unit Challenge: Group Activity: Write a Letter of Advice

   
 

Independent Reading

   
 

Assessment

   
 

from The Day It Rained Cockroaches

Paul Zindel

Autobiography

Course 2 - Table of Contents Guide

Unit 6 - Why Share Stories?

 

Part

Title

Author(s)

Genre

 

Big Yellow Taxi

Joni Mitchell

Song Lyrics

Part 1

Entertainment

   
 

TIME: Ah, Wilderness

Amanda Hinnant

Magazine Article

 

The Miraculous Eclipse

Joellen Bland

Drama

 

Vocabulary Workshop: Word Origins

   

Part 2

Messages and Lessons

   
 

Genre Focus: Drama

   
 

The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street, Act

Rod Sterling

Teleplay

I

 

The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street, Act

Rod Sterling

Teleplay

II

 

The Bird Like No Other

Dorothy West

Short Story

 

There Will Come Soft Rains

Ray Bradbury

Short Story

 

Missing

Clair Miller

Web Article

 

Birdfoot's Grampa

Joseph Bruchac

Poem

 

Echo and Narcissus

Roger Lancelyn Green

Myth

 

Orpheus, the Great Musician

Olivia Coolidge

Myth

 

Writing Workshop: Expository Essay

   
 

Speaking, Listening, and Viewing

   

Workshop: Active Listening and Note

Taking

 

Unit Challenge: On Your Own Activity:

   

Assemble a Multimedia List

 

Unit Challenge: Group Activity: Write a Story

   

Review

 

Independent Reading

   
 

Assessment

   
 

from The Wonder Years

Neal Marlens and Carol Black

Teleplay