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Unit 3: The Year at Maple Hill Farm

Unit Focus: Seasons and Animal Behavior

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Unit 6: A is for America

Unit Focus: American Symbols and US Presidents

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$28.44

Unit 1: Frogs

Unit Focus: Frog and Toad Life Cycles Across the Seasons

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$230.56

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Unit 2: Rumpelstiltskin

Unit Focus: Fairy Tales

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$5.99

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Cinderella (2 baskets)

$500.00

Unit 2: The Best Place

Unit Focus: Houses and Homes Around the World

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$740.35

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Unit 4: The Ox-Cart Man

Unit Focus: Agricultural History of the US Economy and How Families Made Choices to Meet Their Basic Needs

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$955.44

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Unit 1: Cajun Folktales

Unit Focus: Folktales and Trickster Tales

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$660.09

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Unit 2: The Stories Julian Tells

Unit Focus: Reading and Storytelling

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$829.84

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$500.00

Unit 4: Treasure

Unit Focus: Treasures

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$261.15

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Treasure (2 baskets)

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A Log's Life (2 baskets)

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Hurricanes (2 baskets)

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American Revolution (2 baskets)

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Unit 3: The Lightning Thief

Unit Focus: Mythology and Quests

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$510.81

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Unit 1: The Making of a Scientist

Unit Focus: Scientific Theories

1 copy of the following films (DVD):

$563.49

Unit 2: The Birchbark House

Unit Focus: Native American Way of Life and Exploration. European Impact on Land and Indigenous Groups

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1 copy of the following films (DVD):

$701.92

Unit 3: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

Unit Focus: Fantasy Literature

Includes 30 copies of the following student texts:

$179.70

Unit 4: Wonderstruck

Unit Focus: Language, Education and Effective Communication

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$889.64

Unit 5: Shutting Out the Sky

Unit Focus: Immigration and Community

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$552.38

Grade 6: Steve Jobs: No books are required for this unit

Unit 2: Hatchet

Unit Focus: Physical and Emotional Survival

Includes 30 copies of the following student texts:

$179.70

Unit 3: Out of the Dust

Unit Focus: Overcoming Adversity, Growing Up

Includes 30 copies of the following student texts:

$179.70

Unit 4: The Witch of Blackbird Pond

Unit Focus: Personal Identity

Includes 30 copies of the following student texts:

$179.70

Unit 5: If Stones Could Speak

Unit Focus: Historical Exploration

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1 copy of the following films (DVD):

$453.79

Unit 1: Written in Bone

Unit Focus: The Interdisciplinary Nature of Learning About the Past and How Fiction Authors Use and Alter History

Includes 30 copies of the following student texts:

$696.00

Unit 2: A Christmas Carol

Unit Focus: Self-Reflection and Selflessness

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1 copy of the following films (DVD):

$82.45

Unit 3: The Giver

Unit Focus: Developing Different Perspectives

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1 copy of the following films (DVD):

$466.88

Grade 7: Behind the Scenes: No books are required for this unit

Unit 1: Call of the Wild

Unit Focus: Human Interaction with Animals and Nature

Includes 30 copies of the following student texts:

1 copy of the following films (DVD):

$137.19

Unit 2: The Tell-Tale Heart

Unit Focus: Perception versus Reality

Includes 30 copies of the following student texts:

$381.90

Grade 8: Flowers for Algernon: No books are required for this unit

Unit 4: Sugar Changed the World

Unit Focus: Sugar Production's Influence on Society

Includes 30 copies of the following student texts:

$247.20

Grade 8: Conservation: No books are required for this unit

Unit 1: The Odyssey

Unit Focus: Physical and Mental Journeys

Includes 30 copies of the following student texts:

$405.00

Grade 9: Hope, Despair, and Memory: No books are required for this unit

Unit 3: Romeo and Juliet

Unit Focus: Conflict, Choice and Consequences

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1 copy of the following films (DVD):

$141.68

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Unit 4: Fahrenheit 451

Unit Focus: The Influence of Literature

Includes 30 copies of the following student texts:

$359.70

Grade 9: Laughter: No books are required for this unit

Unit 1: Rhetoric

Unit Focus: Rhetoric

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$1,012.50

Grade 10: Metamorphosis: No books are required for this unit

Grade 10: Henrietta’s Dance: No books are required for this unit

Unit 4: Macbeth

Unit Focus: Ambition and Failure

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1 copy of the following films (DVD):

$167.43

Unit 5: Things Fall Apart

Unit Focus: Culture, Globalization, and Language

Includes 30 copies of the following student texts:

$292.50

Unit 1: The Scarlet Letter

Unit Focus: Religious influence in the United States

Includes 30 copies of the following student texts:

$111.30

Unit 2: Connecticut Yankee

Unit Focus: Tradition and change

Includes 30 copies of the following student texts:

$135.00

Unit 3: Our Town

Unit Focus: Society and Self-Reliance

Includes 30 copies of the following student texts:

$337.20

Unit 4: American Dream

Unit Focus: The American Dream

Includes 30 copies of the following student texts:

Includes 5 copies of each of the following group texts:

$434.95

Unit 5: Undaunted Courage

Unit Focus: Westward Expansion

Includes 30 copies of the following student texts:

$427.50

Unit 2: Hamlet

Unit Focus: Revenge and Madness

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1 copy of the following films (DVD):

$576.96

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Unit 3: Politics and the English Language

Unit Focus: The Impact of Language on Politics and Social Values

1 copy of the following films (DVD):

$14.98

Unit 4: Gulliver's Travels

Unit Focus: The Individual versus Society

Includes 30 copies of the following student texts:

$134.70

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Grade 12: Canterbury Tales: No books are required for this unit

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