LA: Use information gained from illustrations and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text.
LA: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning word and phrases based on grade level reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
LA: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
LA: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade level topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
MATH: Develop understanding of fractions as numbers.
SS: Explore the ways groups, societies and cultures address similar human needs and concerns.
SS: Interpret, use, and distinguish various representations of the earth, such as maps, globes, and photographs.
SS: Explore ways that language and art may facilitate global understanding or lead to misunderstanding.
VA: Students will investigate, plan and work through materials and ideas to make works of art and design.
VA: Students demonstrate an understanding that creative thinking and artmaking skills transfer to many aspects of life.