LA: Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
LA: Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
LA: Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
LA: Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade level topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
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: Use different media, techniques, and processes to communicate ideas, experiences, and stories.
VA: Select and use subject matter, symbols, and ideas to communicate meaning.