LA: Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
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: Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade level topics and texts
with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
LA: Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and refocusing the inquiry when appropriate.
SCI: Construct an argument with evidence that in a particular habitat some organisms can survive well, some survive less well, and some cannot survive at all.
SCI: Make a claim about the merit of a solution to a problem caused when the environment changes and the types of plants and animals that live there may change.
SS: Identify and describe examples in which science and technology have changed the lives of people, such as in homemaking, childcare, work, transportation, and communication.
SS: Show how groups and institutions work to meet individual needs and promote the common good, and identify examples of where they fail to do so.
VA: Use visual structures of art to communicate ideas.
VA: Use different media, techniques, and processes to communicate ideas, experiences, and stories.