LA: Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
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.
SCI: Ask questions about the natural and human-built worlds.
SCI: Construct drawings or diagrams as representations of events or systems.
SCI: Construct explanations of phenomena using knowledge of accepted scientific theory and linking it to models and evidence.
SS: Identify examples of laws and policies that govern scientific and technological applications, such as the Endangered Species Act and environmental protection policies.
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.