LA: Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
LA: Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text.
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.
LA: Participate in shared research and writing projects.
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.
SCI: Observe and compare the many kinds of living things that are found in different areas.
SCI: Analyze a representation of a particular habitat showing the locations and shapes of both land and water features of that habitat and communicate how the land and water support animals and plants.
SCI: Construct an explanation about the effect of environmental changes – whether slow or rapid – on the survival of plants and animals that live there.
SCI: Obtain and communicate information that some kinds of animals and plants that once lived on Earth are no longer found anywhere, although others living now may resemble them.
SS: Use appropriate resources, data sources, and geographic tools to generate, manipulate, and interpret information.
VA: Use different media, techniques, and processes to communicate ideas, experiences, and stories.
VA: Use visual structures of art to communicate ideas.