LA: Integrate information from several texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.
LA: Read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of grade level text's complexity band independently and proficiently.
LA: Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
LA: Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; summarize or paraphrase information in notes and finished work, and provide a list of sources.
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.
SS: Demonstrate an understanding that different people may describe the same event or situation in diverse ways, citing reasons for the differences in views.
SS: Use appropriate resources, data sources, and geographic tools to generate, manipulate, and interpret information.
SS: Identify and describe examples of tensions between and individual's beliefs and government policies and laws.
SS: Give examples of how government does or does not provide for the needs and wants of people, establish order and security, and manage conflict.
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.
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.