Alignment to Standards for CT


GradeNumberStandard
1 SC:1.2 Living things have different structures and behaviors that allow them to meet their basic needs.
1 SC:1.2.a/b5 Compare and contrast information about animals and plants found in fiction and nonfiction (FCM) sources.
1 SC:1.2.a2 Identify structures and behaviors used by mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, fish and insects to move around, breathe and obtain food and water (e.g., legs/wings/fins, gills/lungs, claws/fingers, etc.)
1 SC:1.3.a Some organisms undergo metamorphosis during their life cycles; other organisms grow and change, but their basic form stays essentially the same.
1 SC:1.3.a1 Explain that living things experience a life cycle during which they undergo a predictable sequence of changes from birth, growth, reproduction and death.
1 SC:1.3.a2 Distinguish between animals that are born alive (e.g., humans, dogs, cows) and those that hatch from eggs (e.g., chickens, sea turtles, crocodiles).
3 SC:3.2.a Plants and animals have structures and behaviors that help them survive in different environments.
3 SC:3.2.a1 Compare and contrast the external features and behaviors that enable different animals and plants to get food, water and sunlight; find mates; and be protected in specific land and water habitats.
3 SC:3.2.a2 behaviors such as hibernation, dormancy and migration give species advantages for surviving unfavorable environmental conditions.
3 SC:3.2.a4 Evaluate whether an adaptation gives a plant or animal a survival advantage in a given environment.
K SC:K.2 Many different kinds of living things inhabit the Earth.
K SC:K.2.a4 similarities and differences between plants and animals.
K SC:K.3.a4 Write, speak or draw ways that weather influences humans, other animals and plants.
K-4 SS K-4:10.f. locate Earth’s major physical and human features (including cities, countries, bodies of water, etc.)
K-4 SS K-4:11.d. locate Earth’s major physical and human features (including cities, countries, bodies of water, etc.)
K-4 SS K-4:12.c. use maps, globes, graphs, models, computer programs and texts, as appropriate
Pre-K SC:PK.2 Many different kinds of living things inhabit the Earth.
Pre-K SC:PK.2.a.3 distinguish between the characteristics of plants and animals.
Pre-K SC:PK.3.a.3 Identify the season that corresponds with observable conditions (e.g., falling leaves, snow vs. rain, buds on trees or greener grass).



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