LA: Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears
LA: Integrate information from two texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.
LA: Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
LA: Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
LA: Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking clearly at an understandable pace.
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: Compare ways in which people from different cultures think about and deal with their physical environment and social conditions.
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: 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.