(1) Build new knowledge by inquiring, thinking critically, identifying problems, and developing strategies for solving problems.
(a) form simple, factual level questions and begin to explore ways to answer them; and
(b) ask "I wonder" questions about topic, question, or problem.
(2) Demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to inclusiveness and respect for diversity in the learning community, including the distinct and unique cultural heritage of American Indians.
(a) share knowledge and ideas with others through discussion and listening; and
(b) formulate questions related to content presented by others.
(3) Work effectively with others to broaden perspectives and work toward common goals by listening respectfully and, when appropriate, offering information and opinions in group discussions.
(4) Make meaning by collecting, organizing, and sharing resources of personal relevance by expressing feelings and ideas about a story in different formats.
(5) Exercise freedom to read and demonstrate the ability to pursue personal interests.
(a) routinely select picture, fiction, and information books;
(b) explore new genres; and
(c) select books at the appropriate reading level, to be read aloud, or challenging books for browsing and enjoyment.
(6) Demonstrate safe, legal, and ethical creating and sharing of knowledge products by maintaining safe behavior when using the internet.