LA: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
LA: Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; summarize complex concepts, processes, or information presented in a text by paraphrasing them in simpler but still accurate terms.al studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grade level text complexity band independently and proficiently.
LA: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings;
analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.
LA: Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.
SCI: Design engineering solutions for stabilizing changes to communities by: (1) using water efficiently, (2) minimizing human impacts on environments and local landscapes by reducing pollution, and (3) reducing the release of greenhouse gases.
SCI: Ask questions to refine and develop an explanation for the way technological monitoring of Earth’s systems can provide the means of informing the public of ways to modify human impacts on Earth’s systems.
SS: Give examples of conflict, cooperation, and interdependence among individuals, groups, and nations.
SS: Examine the relationships and tensions between personal wants and needs and various global concerns, such as use of imported oil, land use, and environmental protections.
SS: Identify and use various sources for reconstructing the past, such as documents, letters, diaries, maps, textbooks, photos, and others.
VA: Select and use the qualities of structures and functions of art to improve communication of ideas.
VA: Describe ways in which the principles and subject matter of other disciplines taught in the school are interrelated with the visual arts.
VA: Intentionally take advantage of the qualities and characteristics of art media, techniques, and processes to enhance communication of their experiences and ideas.