History/Social -Science Standards
5.8.3 Demonstrate knowledge of the exploration of the trans-Mississippi West following the Louisiana Purchase.
Reading/Language Arts Standards
Reading 1.1 Read aloud narrative and expository text fluently and with appropriate pacing, intonation, and expression.
Reading 2.0 Reading Comprehension (Focus on Informational Materials)
Writing Strategies 1.3 Use organizational features of printed text to locate relevant information.
Writing Strategies 1.4 Create simple documents by using electronic media and employing organizational features.
Writing Applications 2.3 Write research reports about important ideas, issues, or events
Written and Oral English Language Conventions 1.0 Students write and speak with a command of standard English conventions appropriate to the grade level.
Speaking Applications 2.2 Deliver informative presentations about an important idea, issue, or event