I spent todayu doing a little PD growing in my understanding of CCSS based UBD and the CCSS based information on the web. The power of the WWW still amazes me! The most amazing site was one that had videos that would make a mighty-fine mini-lesson in September! Check out this link
http://learni.st/users/chapma61/boards/2551-analyzing-central-ideas-of-informational-texts-common-core-standard-6-ri-2 You will find THIS video and others. It will be playing in a classroom in a nearby in a matter of weeks!