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: Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
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.
SCI: Design and construct a model to describe the interactions of systems within an ecosystem in terms of the flow of energy, cycling of matter, and the conditions for a healthy ecosystem.
SS: Explore factors that contribute to one's personal identity such as interests, capabilities, and perceptions.
SS: Identify and describe ways family, groups, and community influence the individual's daily life and personal choices.
SS: Identify roles as learned behaviors patterns in groups situations such as student, family member, peer play group member, or club member.
VA: Select media, techniques, an processes; analyze what makes them effective or not effective in communicating ideas; and reflect upon the effectiveness of choices.
VA: Intentionally take advantage of the qualities and characteristics of art media, techniques, and processes to enhance communication of experiences and ideas.
VA: Use subjects, themes, and symbols that demonstrate knowledge of contexts, values, and aesthetics that communicate intended meaning in artworks.