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 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).
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 2 beneficial and harmful impacts of natural events and human activities on the environment (e.g., forest fires, flooding, pesticides).
3 PO 3 Explain the interrelationships among plants and animals in different environments: producers plants, consumers animals , decomposers fungi, insects, bacteria
4 PO 1 natural events and human activities have positive and negative impacts on 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
4 PO 2 Classify animals by identifiable group characteristics: vertebrates mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians or invertebrates insects, arachnids
K PO 1 Describe that most plants and animals will grow to physically resemble their parents.
K PO 2a Recognize the rights and responsibilities of citizenship: elements of fair play, good sportsmanship, and the idea of treating others the way you want to be treated



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