LA: Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
LA: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions with diverse partners on grade level topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.
LA: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style 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.
SS: Show how groups and institutions work to meet individual needs and promote the common good, and identify examples of where they fail to do so.
SS: Recognize and give examples of the tensions between the wants and needs of individuals and groups, and concepts such as fairness, equity, and justice.
SS: Explore ways that language, art, music, belief systems, and other cultural elements may facilitate global understanding or lead to misunderstanding.
SS: Recognize and interpret how the "common good" can be strengthened through various forms of citizen action.
VA: Intentionally take advantage of the qualities and characteristics of art media, techniques, and processes to enhance communication of experiences and ideas.
VA: Select and use the qualities of structures and functions of art to improve communication of ideas.