LA: Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
LA: Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text.
LA: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
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: With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing by planning, revising and editing.
SS: Explore and describe similarities and differences in the ways groups, societies, and cultures address similar human needs and concerns.
SS: Describe ways in which language and artistic creations serve as expressions of culture and influence behavior of people.
SS: Demonstrate an understanding that people in different times and places view the world differently.
VA: Collaboratively set goals and create artworks that are meaningful and have purpose to the makers.
VA: Analyze components in visual imagery that convey messages.