LA: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
LA: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
LA: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions with diverse partners on grade level topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing one's own clearly.
SCI: Ask questions about the natural and human-built worlds.
SS: Use appropriate resources, data sources, and geographic tools to generate, manipulate, and interpret information.
SS: Examine the interaction of human beings and their physical environment, the use of land, building of cities, and ecosystem changes in selected locales and regions.
SS: Identify and describe factors that contribute to cooperation and cause disputes within and among 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 protection.
VA: Use different media, techniques, and processes to communicate ideas, experiences, and stories.
VA: Use visual structures of art to communicate ideas.