LA: Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
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.
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.
SS: Explore and describe similarities and differences in the ways groups, societies , and cultures address similar human needs and concerns.
SS: Show how learning and physical development affect behavior.
SS: Analyze a particular event to identify reasons individuals might respond to it in different ways.
VA: Intentionally take advantage of the qualities and characteristics of art media, techniques, and processes to enhance communication of their experiences and ideas.
VA: Select and use the qualities of structures and functions of art to improve communication of ideas.