LA: Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in a text.
LA: Integrate information from several texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.
LA: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
LA: Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking clearly at an understandable pace.
SS: Explain the purpose of government.
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: Identify key ideals of the United States' democratic republican form of government, such as individual human dignity, liberty, justices, equality, and the rule of law, and discuss their application in specific situations.
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.
VA: Use subjects, themes, and symbols that demonstrate knowledge of contexts, values, and aesthetics that communicate intended meaning in artworks.