LA: Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism.
LA: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
LA: Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
LA: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
SS: Explore and describe similarities and differences in the ways groups, societies, and cultures address similar human needs and concerns.
SS: Compare ways in which people from different cultures think about and deal with their physical environment and social conditions.
SS: Describe how people create places that reflect ideas, personality, culture, and wants and needs as they design homes, playgounds, classrooms, and the like.
SS: Identify and describe ways family, groups, and community influence the individual's daily life and personal choices.
SS: Give examples of and explain group and institutional influences such as religious beliefs, laws, and peer pressure, or people, events, and elements of culture.
VA: Use art materials and tools in a safe and responsible manner.
VA: Know how the differences among visual characteristics and purposes of art in order to convey ideas.
VA: Use visual structures of art to communicate ideas.