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: 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.
LA: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
MATH: Use the four operations to solve word problems involving distances, intervals of time, liquid volumes, masses of objects, and money, including problems involving simple fractions or decimals, and problems that require expressing measurements given in a larger unit in terms of a smaller unit. Represent measurement quantities using diagrams such as number line diagrams that feature a measurement scale.
SCI: Obtain and communicate information for how technology allows humans to concentrate, transport , and store energy for practical use.
SCI: Design and construct a device that converts energy from one form to another using given design criteria.
SS: Recognize and interpret how the "common good" can be strengthened through various forms of citizen action.
SS: Explore causes, consequences, and possible solutions to persistent, contemporary, and emerging global issues, such as pollution and endangered species.
SS: Apply knowledge of economic concepts in developing a response to a current local economic issue, such as how to reduce the flow of trash into a rapidly filling landfill.
VA: Select and use subject matter, symbols, and ideas to communicate meaning.
VA: Identify connections between the visual arts and other disciplines in the curriculum.
VA: Use different media, techniques, and processes to communicate ideas, experiences, and stories.