LA: Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
LA: Read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, in the grade level text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
LA: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
LA: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
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.
SS: Describe personal connections to place, especially place as associated with immediate surroundings.
SS: Describe the unique features of one's nuclear and extended families.
SS: Identify and describe ways family, groups, and community influence the individual's daily life and personal choices.
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.