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.a4 Evaluate whether an adaptation gives a plant or animal a survival advantage in a given environment.
3 SC:3.4 Earth materials provide resources for all living things, but these resources are limited and should be conserved.
K SC:K.1.a3 Classify organisms or objects by one and two observable properties and explain the rule used for sorting (e.g., size, color, shape, texture or flexibility).
K SC:K.1.a6 Count, order and sort objects by their observable properties.6.
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.
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.



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