LA: Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
LA: Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).
LA: Compare and contrast the most important points and key details presented in two texts on the same topic.
LA: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
LA: Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.
LA: Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking clearly at an understandable pace.
SCI: Obtain information from text and other media about different types of local weather, including severe weather, and identify the most common types of weather in the local region.
VA: Use visual structures of art to communicate ideas.
VA: Select and use subject matter, symbols, and ideas to communicate meaning.