We're knee deep in Native Americans, but I want to get outside of the text book. What are your favorite units? One of mine is using legends to identify tribes based on the symbolism and geographical clues given. You can check it out here: http://www.oakland.k12.mi.us/scope/fifth_lessons/index.html We're starting book clubs on Friday. What are your favorite novels to use? What angles to do you take with the books? How do you connect them back to the non-fiction textbook information? Has anyone developed common core resources for them? Any other fantastic resources you would recommend? I'll add mine as I develop them.