LA: Read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grade level text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
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.
LA: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
SS: Describe ways in which language, stories, folktales, music, and artistic creations serve as expressions of culture and influence behavior of people living in a particular culture.
SS: Identify and describe ways family, groups, and community influence the individual's daily life and personal choices.
SS: Explore factors that contribute to one's personal identity such as interests, capabilities, and perceptions.
VA: Intentionally take advantage of the qualities and characteristics of art media, techniques, and processes to enhance communication of experiences and ideas.
VA: Select and use the qualities of structures and functions of art to improve communication of ideas.
VA: Integrate visual, spatial, and temporal concepts with content to communicate intended meaning in artwork.