Alignment to Standards for AZ


GradeNumberStandard
1 PO 1 Identify the following characteristics of seasonal weather patterns: temperature, type of precipitation, wind,
1 PO 1 Identify some plants and animals that exist in the local environment.
1 PO 1 Compare common objects using multiple senses.
1 PO 1 Classify objects by the following observable properties: shape, texture, size, color, weight,
1 PO 2 Identify resources that are renewable, recyclable, and non-renewable.
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 common uses (e.g., construction, decoration) of basic Earth materials (i.e., rocks, water, soil).
1 PO 3 Describe how plants and animals within a habitat are dependent on each other.
1 PO 4 Identify the following as being natural resources: air, water, soil, trees, wildlife,
2 PO 1 Identify animal structures that serve different functions (e.g., sensory, defense, locomotion).
3 PO 1 Describe the function of the following plant structures: roots – absorb nutrients, stems – provide support, leaves – synthesize food, flowers –attract pollinators and produce seeds for reproduction
3 PO 1 Identify adaptations of plants and animals that allow them to live in specific environments.
3 PO 2 Explain how growth, death, and decay are part of the plant life cycle.
3 PO 3 Identify resources that are renewable, recyclable, and non-renewable.
3 PO 3 Explain the interrelationships among plants and animals in different environments: producers – plants, consumers – animals , decomposers – fungi, insects, bacteria
3 PO 4 Describe how plants and animals cause change in their environment.
3 PO 6 Describe ways humans use Earth materials (e.g., fuel, building materials, growing food).
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 Identify the origin of natural resources (e.g., fish from sea, minerals from the ground, wood from trees, food from farms).
K PO 1 Identify the following aspects of weather: temperature, wind, precipitation, storms,
K PO 1 Identify some plants and animals that exist in the local environment.
K PO 1 Identify the following observable properties of objects using the senses: shape, texture, size, color,
K PO 2 Recognize that resources are renewable, recyclable, and non-renewable.
K PO 2 measurable characteristics (e.g., longer/shorter, lighter/heavier).
K PO 2 Compare objects by the following observable properties: size, color, type of material
K,1 PO 1 Organize (e.g., compare, classify, and sequence) objects, organisms, and events according to various characteristics.



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