LA: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
LA: Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed.
LA: Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
LA: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 4 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
LA: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
SS: Explore factors that contribute to one's personal identity such as interests, capabilities, and perceptions.
SS: Demonstrate an ability to use correctly vocabulary associated with time such as past, present, future, and long ago; read and construct simple timelines; identify examples of change; and recognize examples of cause and effect relationships.
SS: Identify and use various sources for reconstructing the past, such as documents, letters, diaries, maps, textbooks, photos, and others.
VA: Select media, techniques, an processes; analyze what makes them effective or not effective in communicating ideas; and reflect upon the effectiveness of choices.
VA: Describe ways in which the principles and subject matter of other disciplines taught in the school are interrelated with the visual arts.
VA: Students will investigate, plan and work through materials and ideas to make works of art and design.