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 1 Identify various technologies (e.g., automobiles, radios, refrigerators) that people use.
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 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 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).
2 PO 1 Analyze how various technologies impact aspects of people’s lives (e.g., entertainment, medicine, transportation, communication).
2 PO 2 Describe the life cycles of various mammals.
2 PO 3 Compare the life cycles of various organisms.
2,3 PO 2 Interpret political and physical maps using the following elements: alpha numeric grids, title, compass rose - cardinal directions, key (legend), symbols
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 2 beneficial and harmful impacts of natural events and human activities on the environment (e.g., forest fires, flooding, pesticides).
3 PO 2 development of different technologies (communication, entertainment, transportation, medicine) in response to resources, needs, and values.
3 PO 3 Explain the interrelationships among plants and animals in different environments: producers – plants, consumers – animals , decomposers – fungi, insects, bacteria
3 PO 6b human (i.e., Equator, Northern and Southern Hemispheres, North and South Poles, city)
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 1 Describe how science and technology (e.g., computers, air conditioning, medicine) have improved the lives of many people.
4 PO 2 Evaluate the consequences of environmental occurrences that happen either rapidly (e.g., fire, flood, tornado) or over a long period of time (e.g., drought, melting ice caps, the greenhouse effect, erosion).
4 PO 2 Describe benefits and risks related to the use of technology.
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 1 Recognize the differences between maps and globes.
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
K PO 4 Identify land and water on maps, illustrations, images, and globes.
K PO 5 Locate continents and oceans on a map or globe.



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