Alignment to Standards for AZ


GradeNumberStandard
1 PO 1 Identify examples of responsible citizenship in the school setting and in stories about the past and present.
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 2a Describe 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
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).
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
3 PO 5 environmental factors (soil composition, range of temperature, quantity and quality of light or water) in the ecosystem may affect a member organism’s ability to grow, reproduce, and thrive.
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 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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