LA: Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience in an organized manner, using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.
LA: Explain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors (e.g., as pretty as a picture) in context.
LA: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
MATH: Make a line plot to display a data set of measurements in fractions of a unit.
MATH: Solve problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions by using information presented in line plots.
VA: Understanding and applying media, techniques and processes: Describe how different materials, techniques, and processes cause different responses.
VA: Understanding and applying media, techniques and processes: 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: Using knowledge of structures and functions: Describe how different expressive features and organizational principles cause different responses.
VA: Using Knowledge of structures and functions: Select and use the qualities of structures and functions of art to improve communication of their ideas.