Alignment to Standards for AZ


GradeNumberStandard
1 PO 1 Identify some plants and animals that exist in the local environment.
1 PO 2 Identify characteristics of maps and globes: compass rose, symbols, map key/legend
1 PO 2 Compare the habitats (e.g., desert, forest, prairie, water, underground) in which plants and animals live.
1 PO 2 Compare celestial objects (Sun, Moon, stars) & transient objects in the sky (clouds, birds, airplanes, contrails).
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 observable changes that occur in the sky, (clouds forming and moving, the position of the Moon).
1 PO 3 Identify observable similarities and differences (e.g., number of legs, body coverings, size) between/among different groups of animals.
1,2 PO 1 Recognize different types of maps (e.g., political, physical) serve various purposes.
1,2 PO 4b Recognize characteristics of human and physical features: human (i.e., equator, North and South Poles)
1,2,3 PO 5a Locate physical and human features using maps, illustrations, images or globes: physical ((i.e., continent, ocean, river, lake, mountains, islands)
1,2,3 PO 5b Locate physical and human features using maps, illustrations, images or globes: human (i.e., equator, North and South poles, country)
1,2,3 PO 6a Recognize characteristics of human and physical features: physical (i.e., continent, ocean, river, lake, mountain range, coast, sea, desert, gulf, bay, strait, plain, valley, volcano, peninsula)
2 PO 1 Identify animal structures that serve different functions (e.g., sensory, defense, locomotion).
3 PO 1 Locate major physical and human features from content studied (e.g., Greece, Canada, Spain, United States) on maps and globes.
3 PO 1 Identify adaptations of plants and animals that allow them to live in specific environments.
3 PO 6b human (i.e., Equator, Northern and Southern Hemispheres, North and South Poles, city)
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
4 PO 3 Locate the landform regions of Arizona (plateau, mountain, desert) on a map.
4 PO 3 Differentiate between weather and climate as they relate to the southwestern United States.
5 PO 4b change in position and motion in the sky over time: apparent motion (due to the motion of the Earth) Sun, Moon, stars
K PO 1 Recognize the differences between maps and globes.
K PO 1 Identify some plants and animals that exist in the local environment.



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