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) (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. (1.5) 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) (9) living organisms have basic needs that must be met for them to survive within their environment.
2 112.13. (b) (9) (A) identify the basic needs of plants and animals
2 112.13. (b) (9) (C) ways living organisms depend on each other and on their environments such as food chains
2 113.4. (2.10) (C) trace the development of a product from a natural resource to a finished product.
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) (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) (B) identify and describe the flow of energy in a food chain and predict how changes in a food chain affect the ecosystem such as removal of frogs from a pond or bees from a field
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. (3.16) (B) sequence and categorize information;
3 113.5. (3.4) (C) describe the effects of physical and human processes in shaping the landscape; and
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) (10) (A) explore how adaptations enable organisms to survive in their environment such as comparing birds beaks and leaves on plants
4 112.15. (b) (7) (B) slow changes to Earths surface caused by weathering, erosion, and deposition from water, wind, and ice
4 112.15. (b) (9) living organisms within an ecosystem interact with one another and with their environment.
4 112.15. (b) (9)(B) describe the flow of energy through food webs, beginning with the Sun, and predict how changes in the ecosystem affect the food web such as a fire in a forest.
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) (A) compare the structures and functions of different species that help them live and survive such as hooves on prairie animals or webbed feet in aquatic animals
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) (9) there are relationships, systems, and cycles within environments.
K 111.12 (K.11) uses time to describe, compare, and order events and situations.
K 111.12 (K.11) (B) is expected to sequence events (up to three).
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) (9) plants and animals have basic needs and depend on the living and nonliving things around them for survival.
K 112.11 (b) (9) (B) examine evidence that living organisms have basic needs such as food, water, and shelter for animals and air, water, nutrients, sunlight, and space for plants.
K 113.2. (K.15) (C) sequence and categorize information; and
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. (F) begins to recognize that living things have similar needs for water, food, and air
PK PK.2. (I) identifies similarities and differences among objects and organisms



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