LA: Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
LA: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-to-one, in groups, or teacher-let) with diverse partners on grade level topics and texts, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.
LA: Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in a text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic.
LA: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
LA: Report on a topic or text or present an opinion, sequencing ideas logically and using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.
LA: Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, using formal English when appropriate to task and situation.
LA: Include multimedia components (e.g., graphics, sound) and visual displays in presentations when appropriate to enhance the development of main ideas or themes.
VA: Use different media, techniques, and processes to communicate ideas, experiences, and stories.
VA: Use visual structures of art to communicate ideas.
VA: Select and use subject matter, symbols, and ideas to communicate meaning.