LA: Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases.
LA: Read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts independently and proficiently.
LA: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions with diverse partners on grade level topics and texts, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.
LA: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
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.
SCI: Ask questions about the natural and human-built world.
SCI: Construct original explanations of phenomena using knowledge of accepted scientific theory and linking it to models and evidence.
SS: Explore factors that contribute to one's personal identity such as interests, capabilities, and perceptions.
SS: Explore causes, consequences, and possible solutions to persistent, contemporary, and emerging global issues, such as pollution and endangered species.
SS: Suggest ways to monitor science and technology in order to protect the physical environment, individual rights, and the common good.
VA: Intentionally take advantage of the qualities and characteristics of art media, techniques, and processes to enhance communication of their experiences and ideas.
VA: Select and use the qualities of structures and functions of art to improve communication of their ideas.