LA: Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
LA: Integrate information from several texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.
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 and texts, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.
SCI: Use simple models to describe phenomena concerning the functioning of a natural or designed system.
SCI: Identify the evidence that supports particular points in an explanation.
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 changed the lives of people, such as in homemaking, childcare, work, transportation, and communication.
SS: Identify and describe examples in which science and technology have led to changes in the physical environment, such as the building of dams and levees, offshore oil drilling, medicine from rain forests, and loss of rain forests due to extraction of resources or alternative uses.
VA: Intentionally take advantage of the qualities and characteristics of art media, techniques, and processes to enhance communication of experiences and ideas.
VA: Select and use the qualities of structures and functions of art to improve communication of ideas.