LA: Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point(s).
LA: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade level topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
LA: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
SS: Demonstrate an understanding that different people may describe the same event or situation in diverse ways, citing reasons for the differences in views.
VA: Know that the visual arts have both a history and specific relationships to various cultures.
VA: Understand there are different responses to specific artworks.
VA: Reflect upon and assess the characteristics and merits of their work and the work of others.