LA: Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
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.
SS: Explore and describe similarities and differences in the ways groups, societies, and cultures address similar human needs and concerns.
SS: Compare ways in which people from different cultures think about and deal with their physical environment and social conditions.
SS: Interpret, use, and distinguish various representations of the earth, such as maps, globes, and photographs.
VA: Create personally satisfying artwork using a variety of artistic processes and materials.
VA: Elaborate visual information by adding details in an artwork to enhance emerging meaning.