Alignment to Standards for AZ


GradeNumberStandard
1 PO 2 Compare the habitats (e.g., desert, forest, prairie, water, underground) in which plants and animals live.
1 PO 2 Identify similarities and differences between animals and their parents.
1 PO 2 Compare the following observable features of living things: movement legs, wings, protection skin, feathers, tree bark, respiration lungs, gills, support plant stems, tree trunks,
1 PO 3 Describe how plants and animals within a habitat are dependent on each other.
1 PO 3 Identify observable similarities and differences (e.g., number of legs, body coverings, size) between/among different groups of animals.
2 PO 1 Identify animal structures that serve different functions (e.g., sensory, defense, locomotion).
2 PO 2 Describe the life cycles of various mammals.
2 PO 3 Compare the life cycles of various organisms.
3 PO 1 Identify adaptations of plants and animals that allow them to live in specific environments.
3 PO 3 Explain the interrelationships among plants and animals in different environments: producers plants, consumers animals , decomposers fungi, insects, bacteria
4 PO 1 Compare structures in plants (e.g., roots, stems, leaves, flowers) and animals (e.g., muscles, bones, nerves) that serve different functions in growth and survival.
4 PO 1 Recognize that successful characteristics of populations are inherited traits that are favorable in a particular environment.
4 PO 2 Give examples of adaptations that allow plants and animals to survive. camouflage horned lizards, coyotes, mimicry Monarch and Viceroy butterflies, physical cactus spines, mutualism species of acacia that harbor ants, which repel other harmful ins
K PO 1 Describe that most plants and animals will grow to physically resemble their parents.
K PO 2 measurable characteristics (e.g., longer/shorter, lighter/heavier).
K,1 PO 1 Organize (e.g., compare, classify, and sequence) objects, organisms, and events according to various characteristics.



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