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  • Common Core alignment to "Reading: Literature and Subject-related Content" is to 3 key phrases:
    "Particular Topic", "Grade Relevant Text and Subject Area" and "Context".
  • CCSS Alignment Strand Numbers for Specific Grades:
    Particular Topic= "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 4.6. 5.6, 6.6, 7.6, 8.6, 9-10.6, 11-12.6
    Grade & Subject-Relevant Text/Area= "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers:
    (Reading: Informational Text) RI.2.4, RI.3.4, RI.4.4. RI.5.4, RI.6.4, RI.7.4, RI.8.4, RI.9-10.4, RI.11-12.4
    (Reading: Literature) RL.2.4, RL.3.4, RL.4.4. RL.5.4, RL.6.4, RL.7.4, RL.8.4, RL.9-10.4, RL.11-12.4
    Context= "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 2.4a, 3.4a, 4.4a, 5.4a, 6.4a, 7.4a, 8.4a, 9-10.4a, 11-12.4a

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    Literature by Title Vocabulary Word List (150)
    A)A Christmas Carol, A Day No Pigs Would Die, A Man Without a Country, A Passage to India, A Prayer for Owen Meany, A Raisin in the Sun, A Separate Peace, A Solitary Blue, A Streetcar Named Desire, A Summons to Memphis, A Tale of Two Cities, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Absolutely Normal Chaos, All Quiet on the Western Front, Angela's Ashes, Animal Farm, Ann Frank, Anna Karenina, As You Like It
    B)Beowulf, Black Boy, Brave New World. Call of the Wild
    C)Candide, Canterbury Tales, Catcher in the Rye, Catherine Called Birdy, Chasing Vermeer, Cold Mountain, Cold Sassy Tree, Cry-The Beloved Country
    D)Da Vinci Code, David Copperfield, Death of a Salesman, Dogs Don't Tell Jokes, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
    E)East of Eden, Emma, Ethan Frome
    F)Fahrenheit 451, Firestorm (The Caretaker Trilogy: Book 1), Frankenstein
    G)Gifted Hands, Great Expectations, Guests, Gulliver's Travels
    H)Hamlet, Hard Times, Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone, Holes
    I)I Heard The Owl Call My Name, I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Into The Wild, Into Thin Air, Invisible Man
    J)Jane Eyre, Johnny Got His Gun, Johnny Tremain, Julius Caesar
    K)Kidnapped
    L)Life of Pi, Lonesome Dove, Lord Jim, Lord of the Flies
    M)Macbeth, Maggie's American Dream, Moby Dick, Mrs. Dalloway, Much Ado About Nothing, Mythology
    N)Night, No-No Boy, Not Without My Daughter
    O)Oedipus the King, Of Human Bondage, Of Mice and Men, Oil!, Old Yeller, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Othello, Our Town
    P)Patty Reeds Doll, Phantom of the Opera, Pigs in Heaven, Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Pride and Prejudice
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    R)Rebecca, Red Badge of Courage, Robinson Crusoe, Romeo and Juliet
    S)Sarahs Key, Slaughterhouse Five, Snow Falling in Spring: Coming of Age in China, Something Wicked This Way Comes, Stolen Lives
    T)The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Alchemist, The Awakening, The Bean Trees, The Black Stallion, The Chocolate Wars, The Crucible, The Diary of Anne Frank, The Double Helix, The Glass Menagerie, The Grapes of Wrath, The Great Gatsby, The House of the Spirits, The House on Mango Street, The Human Comedy, The Joy Luck Club, The Killer Angels, The Kite Runner, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, The Life of Pi, The Lion in Winter, The Mayor of Casterbridge, The Merchant of Venice, The Miracle Worker, The Once and Future King, The Outsiders, The Pearl, The Prince and the Pauper, The Raven, The Red Badge of Courage, The Red Pony, The Scarlet Letter, The Secret Life of Bees, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, The Street, The Sun Also Rises, The Taming of the Shrew, The Things They Carried, The War of the Worlds, Their Eyes Were Watching God, To Kill a Mockingbird, Tom Sawyer, Treasure Island, Tuck Everlasting, Tuesdays with Morrie, Twelfth Night, Twilight
    U)Ulysses, Unbroken
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    W)Warriors Don't Cry, When I Was Puerto Rican, White Fang, Winter Dreams, Wuthering Heights
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