LA: Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
LA: Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.
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: Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence
MATH: Classify two-dimensional figures into categories based on their properties.
SCI: Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.
SS: Examine the interaction of human beings and their physical environment, the use of land, building of cities, and ecosystem changes in selected locales and regions.
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: 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 experience, analyze and interpret art and other aspects of the visual world.