LA: Integrate information from several texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.
LA: Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text.
LA: Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take.
LA: Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focused questions, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.
LA: Present information, findings, and supporting evidence such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
SS: Explore and describe similarities and differences in the ways groups, societies, and cultures address similar human needs and concerns.
SS: Explore ways in which language, art, belief systems, and other cultural elements may facilitate global understanding or lead to misunderstanding.
VA: Use subjects, themes, and symbols that demonstrate knowledge of contexts, values, and aesthetics that communicate intended meaning in artworks.
VA: Describe and place a variety of art objects in historical and cultural contexts.