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: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade level reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
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, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
LA: Present claims and findings, sequencing ideas logically and using pertinent descriptions, facts, and details to accentuate main ideas or themes; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
MATH: Represent and interpret data.
SCI: Collect data to provide evidence for how the motions and complex interactions of air masses results in changes in weather conditions.
SCI: Obtain and combine information about ways individual communities use science ideas to protect the Earth’s resources and environment.
SCI: Make a claim about the merit of a design solution that reduces the impacts of a weather-related hazard.
SS: Explore the role of technology in communications, transportation, information-processing, weapons development, or other areas as it contributes to or helps resolve conflicts.
VA: Intentionally take advantage of the qualities and characteristics of art media, techniques, and processes to enhance communication of experiences and ideas.
VA: Integrate visual, spatial, and temporal concepts with content to communicate intended meaning in artworks.