LA: Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
LA: Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting or plot.
LA: Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding word s.
LA: Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
LA: Participate in shared research and writing projects.
LA: With guidance and support from adults and peers, focus on a topic and strengthen writing as needed by revising and editing.
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 their own clearly.
SS: Describe ways in which language, stories, folktales, music, and artistic creations serve as expressions of culture and influence behavior of people living in a particular culture.
VA: Use visual structures of art to communicate ideas.
VA: Select and use subject matter, symbols, and ideas to communicate meaning.
VA: Describe a variety of art objects in historical and cultural contexts.