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: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
MATH: Represent and interpret data.
SCI: Ask questions to clarify evidence of the factors that have caused the rise in global temperatures over the past century.
SCI: Construct an argument supported by empirical evidence that changes to physical or biological components of an ecosystem affect populations.
SS: Identify and use various sources for reconstructing the past, such as documents, letters, diaries, maps, textbooks, photos, and others.
SS: Describe and speculate about physical system changes, such as seasons, climate and weather, and the water cycle.
SS: Examine the interaction of human beings and their physical environment, the use of land, building of cities, and ecosystem changes in selected locales and regions.
SS: Explore causes, consequences, and possible solutions to persistent, contemporary, and emerging global issues, such as pollution and endangered species.
SS: Identify examples of laws and policies that govern scientific and technological applications, such as the Endangered Species Act and environmental protection policies.
VA: Intentionally take advantage of the qualities and characteristics of art media, techniques, and processes to enhance communication of experiences and ideas.