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: Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain specific words and phrases, including those that signal spatial and temporal relationships.
LA: Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade level topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
LA: Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and refocusing the inquiry when appropriate.
LA: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriateto task, purpose, and audience."
MATH: Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division to multiply and divide fractions.
SS: Demonstrate an understanding that different people may describe the same event or situation in diverse ways, citing reasons for the differences in views.
SS: Compare and contrast different stories or accounts about past events, people, places, or situations, identifying how they contribute to our understanding of the past.
SS: Show how groups and institutions work to meet individual needs and promote the common good, and identify examples of where they fail to do so.
SS: Identify and describe factors that contribute to cooperation and cause disputes within and among groups and nations.
VA: Students will initiate making works of art and design by experimenting, imagining and identifying content.
VA: Students will investigate, plan and work through materials and ideas to make works of art and design. Use visual structures of art to communicate ideas.