LA: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., Herculean).
LA: Make connections between the text of a story or drama and a visual or oral presentation of the text, identifying where each version reflects specific descriptions and directions in the text.
LA: Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.
LA: Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words. Use combined knowledge of all letter-sound correspondences, syllabication patterns, and morphology (e.g., roots and affixes) to read accurately unfamiliar multisyllabic words in context and out of context.
VA: Brainstorm multiple approaches to a creative art or design problem.
VA: Collaboratively set goals and create artwork that is meaningful and has purpose to the makers.
VA: Identify and demonstrate diverse methods of artistic investigation to choose an approach for beginning a work of art.
VA: Experiment and develop skills in multiple art-making techniques and approaches through practice.