LA: Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
LA: Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text.
LA: Read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grade level text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
LA: Participate in shared research and writing projects.
LA: Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade level topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
SS: Show how learning and physical development affect behavior.
SS: Explore factors that contribute to one's personal identity such as interests, capabilities, and perceptions.
SS: Identify roles as learned behavior patterns in groups situations such as student, family member, peer play group member, or club member.
SS: Give examples of the role of institutions in furthering both continuity and change.
VA: Use visual structures of art to communicate ideas.
VA: Select and use subject matter, symbols, and ideas to communicate meaning.