LA: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.
LA: Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills.
LA: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions with diverse partners on grade level topics and texts, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.
SCI: Ask questions about the natural and human-built worlds.
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.
VA: Use art materials and tools in a safe and responsible manner.
VA: Use different media, techniques, and processes to communicate ideas, experiences, and stories.