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.
LA: Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, details and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
SS: Use appropriate resources, data sources, and geographic tools to generate, manipulate, and interpret information.
SS: Show how groups and institutions work to meet individual needs and promote the common good, and identify examples of where they fail to do so.
SS: Explain the purpose of government.
SS: Distinguish among local, state, an dnational government and identify representative leaders at these levels such as mayor, governor, and president.
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.