LA: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher led) with diverse partners on grade level topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
LA: Identify the reasons and evidence a speaker provides to support particular points.
LA: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade level reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
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 describe ways family, groups, and community influence the individual's daily life and personal choices.
SS: Explore factors that contribute to one's personal identity such as interests, capabilities, and perceptions.
VA: Use different media, techniques, and processes to communicate ideas, experiences, and stories.
VA: Know the differences among visual characteristics and purposes of art in order to convey ideas.