LA: Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
LA: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
SS: Describe ways in which language, stories, folktales, music, and artistic creations serve as expressions of culture and influence behavior of people living in a particular culture.
SS: Identify and describe ways family, groups, and community influence the individual's daily life and personal choices.
SS: Give examples of and explain group and institutional influences such as religious beliefs, laws, and peer pressure, on people, events, and elements of culture.
VA: Use different media, techniques, and processes to communicate ideas, experiences, and stories.
VA: Select and use subject matter, symbols, and ideas to communicate meaning.
VA: Identify connections between the visual arts and other disciplines in the curriculum.