Kathie Nunley's Layered Curriculum is a trademarked program.
Layered Curriculum gives students ownership of their learning. There are 3 levels. Level C is the basic, lower level thinking skills; Level B goes more in depth; Level A offers higher level thinking skills. Students must complete a certain number of activities from each level.
This week long back to school unit is designed for 3rd grade, and focuses on friendship based on Kevin Henkes' picture books.
It covers Common Core English Language Arts Standards:
3.RL.2 Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.
3.RL.9 Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters.