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Grade 6, 7, 8 Common Core Text Exemplars

Description: These books exemplify the level of complexity that Common Core State Standards require students to engage with. While the choices serve to help educators select texts of similar complexity, quality, and range, this not a required reading list. #teachers


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Category Title Author Date Added Action
Informational Text: ELA Travels with Charley John Steinbeck 04/09/2018
Informational Text: ELA Harriet Tubman Ann Petry 04/09/2018
Informational Text: ELA Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat Winston Churchill and David Cannadine 04/09/2018
Informational Text: ELA Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Frederick Douglass 04/09/2018
Informational Text: History / Social Studies Freedom Walkers Russell Freedman 04/09/2018
Informational Text: History / Social Studies The Words We Live By Linda R. Monk 04/09/2018
Informational Text: History / Social Studies This Land Was Made for You and Me Elizabeth Partridge 04/09/2018
Informational Text: History / Social Studies Vincent van Gogh Sandra Jordan and Jan Greenberg 04/09/2018
Informational Text: History / Social Studies The Great Fire Jim Murphy 04/09/2018
Informational Text: History / Social Studies A Short Walk Around the Pyramids & Through the World of Art Philip M. Isaacson 04/09/2018
Informational Text: History / Social Studies United States Constitution United States of America 04/09/2018
Informational Text: History / Social Studies A Night to Remember Walter Lord 04/09/2018
Informational Text: STEM Astronomy & Space Phillis Engelbert 04/09/2018
Informational Text: STEM Geeks Jon Katz 04/09/2018
Informational Text: STEM Math Trek Nancy Henderson and Ivars Peterson 04/09/2018
Informational Text: STEM The Number Devil Hans Magnus Enzensberger 04/09/2018
Informational Text: STEM The Building of Manhattan Donald A. Mackay 04/09/2018
Informational Text: STEM Cathedral David Macaulay 04/09/2018
Story Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Mildred D. Taylor 01/15/2019
Story Black Ships Before Troy Rosemary Sutcliff 04/09/2018
Story "Papa Who Wakes Up Tired In The Dark" and "Eleven" Sandra Cisneros 04/09/2018
Story The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks Katherine Paterson 04/09/2018
Story The People Could Fly Virginia Hamilton 04/09/2018
Story Dragonwings Laurence Yep 04/09/2018
Story The Dark Is Rising Susan Cooper 04/09/2018

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