LA: Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
LA: Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text.
LA: Make connections between the text of a story or drama and a visual or oral presentation of the text, identifying where each version reflects specific descriptions and directions in the text.
LA: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
LA: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade level topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
VA: Students will initiate making works of art and design by experimenting, imagining and identifying content.
VA: Students will investigate, plan and work through materials and ideas to make works of art and design.
VA: Students demonstrate an understanding that art communicates about and helps viewers understand the natural and constructed world.