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.
LA: Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others.
SCI: Ask questions about the natural and human-built worlds.
SCI: Construct drawings or diagrams as representations of events or systems.
SS: Describe ways in which language, stories, folktales, music, and artistic creations serve as expressions of culture and influence behavior of people living in a particular culture.
VA: Select media, techniques, and processes; analyze what makes them effective or not effective in communicating ideas; and reflect upon the effectiveness of their choices.
VA: Select and use the qualities of structures and functions of art to improve communication of their ideas.
VA: Describe and place variety of art objects in historical an cultural contexts.
VA: Know and compare the characteristics of artworks in various eras and cultures.