LA: Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
LA: Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
LA: Integrate information from two 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 and information clearly.
LA: Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
LA: Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience in an organized manner, using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.
SCI: Support an argument that the gravitational force exerted by Earth on objects is directed down.
SCI: Support an argument that the apparent brightness of the sun and stars is due to their relative distances from Earth.
SS: Recognize and give examples of the tensions between the wants and needs of individuals and groups, and concepts such as fairness, equity, and justice.
SS: Compare and contrast different stories or accounts about past events, people, places, or situations, identifying how they contribute to our understanding of the past.
VA: Make a work of art or design to communicate an idea.
VA: Use different media, techniques, and processes to communicate ideas, experiences, and stories.