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: 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: Explore factors that contribute to one's personal identity such as interests, capabilities, and perceptions.
SS: Use appropriate resources, data sources, and geographic tools to generate, manipulate, and interpret information.
SS: Explain the purpose of government.
SS: Demonstrate an ability to use correctly vocabulary associated with time such as past, present, future, and long ago; read and construct simple timelines; identify examples of change; and recognize examples of cause and effect relationships.
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.