LA: Read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grade level text complexity band independently and proficiently.
LA: Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
LA: Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and refocusing the inquiry when appropriate.
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.
MATH: Represent and interpret data.
SCI: Construct an argument with evidence that in a particular habitat some organisms can survive well, some survive less well, and some cannot survive at all.
SCI: Make a claim about the merit of a solution to a problem caused when the environment changes and the types of plants and animals that live there may change.
SS: Examine the interaction of human beings and their physical environment
SS: Identify and use various sources for reconstructing the past, such as documents, letters, diaries, maps, textbooks, photos, and others.
VA: Use visual structures of art to communicate ideas.
VA: Use different media, techniques, and processes to communicate ideas, experiences, and stories.
VA: Select and use subject matter, symbols, and ideas to communicate meaning.