Alignment to Standards for AZ


GradeNumberStandard
1 PO 1 Identify the following characteristics of seasonal weather patterns: temperature, type of precipitation, wind,
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 Analyze how the weather affects daily activities.
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 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).
3 PO 1 Identify adaptations of plants and animals that allow them to live in specific environments.
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 3 Give examples of how the weather affects people’s daily activities.



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