LA: Analyze how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text.
LA: Describe how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described.
LA: Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history.
LA: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, at the high end of grade level text complexity both independently and proficiently.
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: Compare and contrast different stories or accounts about past events, people, places, or situations, identifying how they contribute to our understanding of the past.
SS: Identify and use various sources for reconstructing the past, such as documents, letters, diaries, maps, textbooks, photos, and others.
VA: Students will investigate, plan and work through materials and ideas to make works of art and design.
VA: Students will intentionally select and analyze their artwork and the work of others when deciding what artwork to present.
VA: Students demonstrate an understanding of how art communicates about and helps viewers understand the natural and constructed world.
VA: Students experience, analyze and interpret art and other aspects of the visual world.