LA: Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).
LA: By the end of the year, 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: Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic.
SCI: Populations live in a variety of habitats, and change in those habitats affects the organisms living there.
SCI: Matter cycles between the air and soil and among plants, animals, and microbes as these organisms live and die.
SCI: Organisms obtain gases, and water, from the environment, and release waste matter (gas, liquid, or solid) back into the environment.
SS: Examine the interaction of human beings and their physical environment, the use of land, building of cities, and ecosystem changes in selected locales and regions.
VA: Document, describe, and represent regional constructed environments.
VA: Elaborate visual information by adding details in an artwork to enhance emerging meaning.
VA: Develop a work of art based on observations of surroundings.