LA: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words or phrases based on grade level reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
LA: Analyze the purpose of information presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and evaluate the motives (e.g., social, commercial, political) behind its presentation.
LA: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher led) with diverse partners on grade level topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
LA: Conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating
additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.
LA: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
LA: Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
MATH: Develop understanding of statistical variability.
MATH: Summarize and describe distributions.
VA: Know how the differences among visual characteristics and purposes of art in order to convey ideas.