This powerpoint can be used with the Common Core Code X curriculum by Scholastic. This powerpoint is for the 8th grade (course III) book. The powerpoint includes all lessons for unit 3, "The Power of Art", including unit introduction, close reading assignments for both stories ("Letters to a Young Artist" and "Zebra") and the performance task. Lessons are numbered and are meant to be taught during a 40 - 43 minute class period. Lessons with a letter and 2 numbers at the bottom are desigated for a double block or 2 periods.