This Common Core Language Arts and Informational Reading Unit consists of a lesson guide, a detailed powerpoint demostration, scaffolded graphic organizers, tested teaching methods, explainations of the "how and whys", suggested texts, and crucial point indicators. This year unit crosses Middle Grades 6th, 7th, and 8th and High School Grades 9th and 10th on a common level. Many Common Core Standrds for Informational Reading and Literacy are addressed aswell. This is the tool for cracking the commore core standards for LA or English. This can also be used to create "writer's awareness" for portfolio pieces.