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: 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: 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.
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.
SCI: Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the types of habitats in which organisms live, and ask questions based on that information.
SCI: Use models to evaluate how environmental changes in a habitat affect the number and types of organisms that live there; some remain, move in, move out, and/or die.
SCI: Use data about the characteristics of organisms and habitats to design an artificial habitat in which the organisms can survive.
SS: Compare ways in which people from different cultures think about and deal with their physical environment and social conditions.
SS: Identify and use various sources for reconstructing the past, such as documents, letters, diaries, maps, textbooks, photos, and others.
VA: Intentionally take advantage of the qualities and characteristics of art media, techniques, and processes to enhance communication of experiences and ideas.
VA: Employ organizational structures and analyze what makes them effective or not effective in the communication of ideas.
VA: Integrate visual, spatial, and temporal concepts with content to communicate intended meaning in artworks.