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: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
LA: Make strategic use of digital media and visual displays of data to express information and enhance understanding of presentations.
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.
SS: Identify and use various sources for reconstructing the past, such as documents, letters, diaries, maps, textbooks, photos, and others.
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.
VA: Analyze, describe, and demonstrate how factors of time and place influence visual characteristics that give meaning and value to a work of art.