If you teach with novels, you have to see this. Covers many Figure 19 TEKS. Your GT will be engaged but all students can do it. Creating Reading Memories With Because of Winn-Dixie but could be applied to any novel with a little creativity.
PBLU is an online social network of educators who continually learn and share how to do Project Based Learning. They are piloting several Common Core aligned Math English/Language Arts projects with complementary online classes.