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.
SS: Explore and describe similarities and differences in the ways groups, societies, and cultures address similar human needs and concerns.
SS: Give examples of how experiences may be interpreted differently by people from diverse cultural perspectives and frames of reference.
SS: Identify roles as learned behavior patterns in group situations such as student, family member, peer play group member, or club member.
SS: Give examples of and explain group and institutional influences such as religious beliefs, laws, and peer pressure, on people, events, and elements of culture.
SS: Investigate concerns, issues, standards, and conflicts related to universal human rights, such as the treatment of children, religious groups, and effects of war.
VA: Students will investigate, plan and work through materials and ideas to make works of art and design.
VA: Students will demonstrate an understanding that creative thinking and artmaking skills transfer to many aspects of life.
VA: Students will use a variety of methods for preparing their artwork and the work of others for presentation.
VA: Students will demonstrate that art communicates meaning through sharing their work and the work of others.