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 the grade level text complexity band independently and proficiently.
LA: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
LA: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
LA: Report on a topic or text or present an opinion, sequencing ideas logically and using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.
SS: Compare ways in which people from different cultures think about and deal with their physical environment and social conditions.
SS: Describe ways in which language, stories, folktales, music, and artistic creations serve as expressions of culture and influence behavior of people living in a particular culture.
SS: Use appropriate resources, data sources, and geographic tools to generate, manipulate, and interpret information.
SS: Identify and use various sources for reconstructing the past, such as documents, letters, diaries, maps, textbooks, photos, and others.
SS: Demonstrate an understanding that people in different times and places view the world differently.
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.