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) (B) identify and describe a variety of natural sources of water, including streams, lakes, and oceans
1 112.12 (b) (7) (C) gather evidence of how rocks, soil, and water help to make useful products.
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;
2 111.14 (2.11) (B) is expected to draw conclusions and answer questions based on picture graphs and bar-type graphs.
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) (5) (C) things can be done to materials to change their physical properties such as cutting, folding, sanding, and melting
2 112.13. (b) (7) the natural world includes earth materials.
2 112.13. (b) (7) (B) identify and compare the properties of natural sources of freshwater and saltwater
2 112.13. (b) (9) (C) ways living organisms depend on each other and on their environments such as food chains
2 113.4. (2.5) 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) (5) matter has measurable physical properties and those properties determine how matter is classified, changed, and used.
3 112.14. (b) (7) Earth consists of natural resources and its surface is constantly changing.
3 112.14. (b) (7) (C) identify and compare different landforms, including mountains, hills, valleys, and plains
3 112.14. (b) (7) (D) explore the characteristics of natural resources that make them useful in products and materials such as clothing and furniture and how resources may be conserved.
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) (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) (5) matter has measurable physical properties and those properties determine how matter is classified, changed, and used.
4 112.15. (b) (7) Earth consists of useful resources and its surface is constantly changing.
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) (7) (C) identify and classify Earths renewable resources, including air, plants, water, and animals; and nonrenewable resources, including coal, oil, and natural gas; and the importance of conservation.
4 112.15. (b) (9) living organisms within an ecosystem interact with one another and with their environment.
4 112.15. (b) (9)(A) most producers need sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide to make their own food, while consumers are dependent on other organisms for food
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) (5) matter has measurable physical properties and those properties determine how matter is classified, changed, and used.
5 112.16. (b) (7) Earths surface is constantly changing and consists of useful resources.
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
5 112.16. (b) (9) (C) predict the effects of changes in ecosystems caused by living organisms, including humans, such as the overpopulation of grazers or the building of highways
5 113.7. (5.9) (C) analyze the consequences of human modification of the environment in the United States, past and present.
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) (10) (A) sort plants and animals into groups based on physical characteristics such as color, size, body covering, or leaf shape
K 112.11 (b) (3) (A) identify and explain a problem such as the impact of littering on the playground and propose a solution in his/her own words
K 112.11 (b) (5) (B) materials can be changed by heating or cooling.
K 112.11 (b) (7) the natural world includes earth materials.
K 112.11 (b) (7) (B) observe and describe physical properties of natural sources of water, including color and clarity
K 112.11 (b) (7) (C) give examples of ways rocks, soil, and water are useful.
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 observe changes in size, color, position, weather, and sound
PK PK.2. (I) identifies similarities and differences among objects and organisms



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