Alignment to Standards for TX


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1 112.12 (b) (10) organisms resemble their parents and have structures and processes that help them survive within their environments.
1 112.12 (b) (10) (A) external characteristics of an animal are related to where it lives, how it moves, and what it eats
1 112.12 (b) (5) (A) classify objects by observable properties of the materials from which they are made such as larger and smaller, heavier and lighter, shape, color, and texture
1 112.12 (b) (7) the natural world includes rocks, soil, and water that can be observed in cycles, patterns, and systems.
1 112.12 (b) (8) (C) identify characteristics of the seasons of the year and day and night
1 112.12 (b) (9) the living environment is composed of relationships between organisms and the life cycles that occur.
1 112.12 (b) (9) (C) interdependence among living organisms such as energy transfer through food chains and animals using plants for shelter.
1 113.3. (1.3) The student understands the concepts of time and chronology.
1 113.3. (1.5) The student understands the purpose of maps and globes.
1 113.3. (1.6) (A) physical characteristics of places such as landforms, bodies of water, natural resources, and weather;
2 112.13. (b) (10) (A) compare how the physical characteristics and behaviors of animals help them meet their basic needs such as fins help fish move and balance in the water
2 112.13. (b) (8) there are recognizable patterns in the natural world and among objects in the sky.
2 112.13. (b) (8) (B) identify the importance of weather and seasonal information to make choices in clothing, activities, and transportation
2 112.13. (b) (9) (B) factors in the environment, including temperature and precipitation, that affect growth and behavior such as migration, hibernation, and dormancy of living things
2 112.13. (b) (9) (C) ways living organisms depend on each other and on their environments such as food chains
2 113.4. (2.2) (D) describe and measure calendar time by days, weeks, months, and years.
2 113.4. (2.5) uses simple geographic tools such as maps, globes, and photographs.
2 113.4. (2.5) (A) use symbols, find locations, and determine directions on maps and globes; and
2 113.4. (2.6) locations and characteristics of places and regions.
2 113.4. (2.6) (A) identify major landforms and bodies of water, including continents and oceans, on maps and globes;
3 112.14. (b) (10) organisms undergo similar life processes and have structures that help them survive within their environments.
3 112.14. (b) (10) (A) explore how structures and functions of plants and animals allow them to survive in a particular environment
3 112.14. (b) (10) (B) some characteristics of organisms are inherited such as the number of limbs on an animal or flower color and recognize that some behaviors are learned in response to living in a certain environment such as animals using tools to get food
3 112.14. (b) (7) Earth consists of natural resources and its surface is constantly changing.
3 112.14. (b) (7) (B) rapid changes in Earths surface such as volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, and landslides
3 112.14. (b) (7) (C) identify and compare different landforms, including mountains, hills, valleys, and plains
3 112.14. (b) (8) The student knows there are recognizable patterns in the natural world and among objects in the sky.
3 112.14. (b) (9) organisms have characteristics that help them survive and can describe patterns, cycles, systems, and relationships within the environments.
3 112.14. (b) (9) (A) physical characteristics of environments and how they support populations and communities within an ecosystem
3 112.14. (b) (9) (C) describe environmental changes such as floods and droughts where some organisms thrive and others perish or move to new locations.
3 113.5. (3.5) (A) use cardinal and intermediate directions to locate places such as the Amazon River, Himalayan Mountains, and Washington D.C. on maps and globes;
4 112.15. (b) (10) organisms undergo similar life processes and have structures that help them survive within their environment.
4 112.15. (b) (8) (C) collect and analyze data to identify sequences and predict patterns of change in shadows, tides, seasons, and the observable appearance of the Moon over time.
4 112.15. (b) (9) living organisms within an ecosystem interact with one another and with their environment.
5 112.16. (b) (10) organisms undergo similar life processes and have structures that help them survive within their environments.
5 112.16. (b) (10) (B) differentiate between inherited traits of plants and animals such as spines on a cactus or shape of a beak and learned behaviors such as an animal learning tricks or a child riding a bicycle
5 112.16. (b) (7) Earths surface is constantly changing and consists of useful resources.
5 112.16. (b) (8) there are recognizable patterns in the natural world and among the Sun, Earth, and Moon system.
5 112.16. (b) (8) (A) differentiate between weather and climate
5 112.16. (b) (9) there are relationships, systems, and cycles within environments.
5 112.16. (b) (9) (A) organisms live and survive in their ecosystem by interacting with the living and non-living elements
K 111.12 (K.11) (C) is expected to read a calendar using days, weeks, and months.
K 112.11 (b) (10) organisms resemble their parents and have structures and processes that help them survive within their environments.
K 112.11 (b) (3) (B) make predictions based on observable patterns in nature such as the shapes of leaves
K 112.11 (b) (8) there are recognizable patterns in the natural world and among objects in the sky.
K 112.11 (b) (8) (A) observe and describe weather changes from day to day and over seasons
K 112.11 (b) (8) (B) identify events that have repeating patterns, including seasons of the year and day and night
K 113.2. (K.16) (B) create and interpret visuals including pictures and maps.
K 113.2. (K.5) (A) identify the physical characteristics of places such as landforms, bodies of water, natural resources, and weather; and
PK PK.1. (J) compares objects and organisms and identifies similarities and differences
PK PK.1. (K) sorts objects and organisms into groups and begins to describe how groups were organized
PK PK.2. (B) describes properties of objects and characteristics of living things
PK PK.2. (C) begins to recognize patterns in their environment (e.g., day follows night, repeated phrases in storybooks, patterns in carpeting or clothing)
PK PK.2. (C) begins to observe changes in size, color, position, weather, and sound
PK PK.2. (H) uses patterns (such as growth and day following night to predict what happens next)
PK PK.2. (I) identifies similarities and differences among objects and organisms



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