LA: Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.
LA: Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story (e.g., Cinderella stories) by different authors or from different cultures.
LA: Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series).
LA: Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words in a story (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting).
LA: Describe how a particular story’s or drama’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.
LA: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade level topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
VA: Students will investigate, plan and work through materials and ideas to make works of art and design.
VA: Students demonstrate an understanding that creative thinking and artmaking skills transfer to many aspects of life.
VA: Students experience, analyze and interpret art and other aspects of the visual world.