LA: Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal precise actions, emotions, or states of being and that are basic to a particular topic.
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.
LA: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
SCI: Plan and carry out fair tests in which variables are controlled and failure points are considered to identify aspects of a model or prototype that can be improved.
SCI: Analyze data from tests of two objects designed to solve the same problem to compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each performs.
VA: Students will investigate, plan and work through materials and ideas to make works of art and design.
VA: Students will reflect on, share insights about, and refine works of art and design.
VA: Creative thinking and art making skills transfer to many aspects of life.