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.
LA: Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism.
LA: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
SCI: Construct drawings or diagrams as representations of events or systems.
SCI: Formulate a question that can be investigated within the scope of the classroom, school laboratory, or field with available resources and frame a hypothesis based on a model or theory.
SCI: Construct original explanations of phenomena using knowledge of accepted scientific theory and linking it to models and evidence.
SS: Give examples of conflict, cooperation, and interdependence among individuals, groups, and nations.
SS: Use appropriate resources, data sources, and geographic tools to generate, manipulate, and interpret information.
SS: Identify and describe examples in which science and technology have let to changes in the physical environment.
VA: Intentionally take advantage of the qualities and characteristics of art media, techniques, and processes to enhance communication of their experiences and ideas.
VA: Select and use the qualities of structures and functions of art to improve communication of their ideas.