LA: Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
LA: Read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grade level text complexity band independently and proficiently.
LA: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade level reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.
LA: Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
LA: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
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: Construct an argument that plants and animals have internal and external structures that function to support survival, growth, behavior, and reproduction.
VA: Select and use the qualities of structures and functions of art to improve communication of ideas.