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									VTS and South Dakota State Content Standards

About this document: These 'VTS and State Standards' alignments are meant for individual teacher's use in
planning lessons and determining which state standards are addressed in VTS lessons and extension activities.
We DO NOT claim that VTS meets all the standards listed on these documents. They are designed to narrow,
but not eliminate, the standards that could possibly be met through VTS discussions, adaptations and
applications.

Communication Arts - 2004

                        Grade
Title                   Code      State ID      State Text
                                                Students are able to recognize the importance of focusing on a
Grade 1 lessons 1-5     1         1.L.1.2       speaker when listening.
                                                Students are able to ask appropriate questions related to the
Grade 1 lessons 1-5     1         1.L.2.3       topic.
                                                use appropriate voice when asking and responding to questions
Grade 1 lessons 1-5     1         0             in small group settings;
                                                Students are able to recognize the importance of focusing on a
Grade 1 lessons 6-10    1         1.L.1.2       speaker when listening.
                                                Students are able to ask appropriate questions related to the
Grade 1 lessons 6-10    1         1.L.2.3       topic.
                                                use appropriate voice when asking and responding to questions
Grade 1 lessons 6-10    1         0             in small group settings;
                                                Students are able to face the speaker for the duration of
Grade 2 lessons 1-2     2         2.L.1.2       communication.
                                                Students are able to ask appropriate questions to clarify
Grade 2 lessons 1-2     2         2.L.2.2       information.
                                                interact appropriately in formal and informal speaking
Grade 2 lessons 1-2     2         0             situations with peers and adults.
                                                Students are able to recognize the importance of focusing on a
Grade 2 lessons 3-4     1         1.L.1.2       speaker when listening.
                                                Students are able to ask appropriate questions related to the
Grade 2 lessons 3-4     1         1.L.2.3       topic.
VTS and South Dakota State Content Standards
                                     use appropriate voice when asking and responding to questions
Grade 2 lessons 3-4    1   0         in small group settings;
                                     Students are able to face the speaker for the duration of
Grade 2 lessons 5-6    2   2.L.1.2   communication.
                                     Students are able to ask appropriate questions to clarify
Grade 2 lessons 5-6    2   2.L.2.2   information.
                                     interact appropriately in formal and informal speaking
Grade 2 lessons 5-6    2   0         situations with peers and adults.
                                     Students are able to face the speaker for the duration of
Grade 2 lessons 7-8    2   2.L.1.2   communication.
                                     Students are able to ask appropriate questions to clarify
Grade 2 lessons 7-8    2   2.L.2.2   information.
                                     interact appropriately in formal and informal speaking
Grade 2 lessons 7-8    2   0         situations with peers and adults.
                                     Students are able to face the speaker for the duration of
Grade 2 lessons 9-10   2   2.L.1.2   communication.
                                     Students are able to ask appropriate questions to clarify
Grade 2 lessons 9-10   2   2.L.2.2   information.
                                     interact appropriately in formal and informal speaking
Grade 2 lessons 9-10   2   0         situations with peers and adults.
                                     recognize whether information presented is the speaker's
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5        3   0         opinion or fact;
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5        3   0         ask questions to learn the speaker's point of view;
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5        4   0         listen to and share responses in group learning activities;

                                     ask questions to determine the intended meaning and purpose
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5        5   0         of the speaker's message in individual and group situations;

Lesson 1 Gr 3-5        5   0         make comparisons to other sources and to prior knowledge.
                                     recognize whether information presented is the speaker's
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5        3   0         opinion or fact;
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5        3   0         ask questions to learn the speaker's point of view;
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5        4   0         listen to and share responses in group learning activities;

                                     ask questions to determine the intended meaning and purpose
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5        5   0         of the speaker's message in individual and group situations;
VTS and South Dakota State Content Standards

Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   5   0   make comparisons to other sources and to prior knowledge.
                          recognize whether information presented is the speaker's
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   3   0   opinion or fact;
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   3   0   ask questions to learn the speaker's point of view;
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   4   0   listen to and share responses in group learning activities;

                          ask questions to determine the intended meaning and purpose
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   5   0   of the speaker's message in individual and group situations;

Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   5   0   make comparisons to other sources and to prior knowledge.
                          recognize whether information presented is the speaker's
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   3   0   opinion or fact;
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   3   0   ask questions to learn the speaker's point of view;
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   4   0   listen to and share responses in group learning activities;

                          ask questions to determine the intended meaning and purpose
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   5   0   of the speaker's message in individual and group situations;

Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   5   0   make comparisons to other sources and to prior knowledge.
                          recognize whether information presented is the speaker's
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   3   0   opinion or fact;
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   3   0   ask questions to learn the speaker's point of view;
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   4   0   listen to and share responses in group learning activities;

                          ask questions to determine the intended meaning and purpose
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   5   0   of the speaker's message in individual and group situations;

Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   5   0   make comparisons to other sources and to prior knowledge.
                          recognize whether information presented is the speaker's
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   3   0   opinion or fact;
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   3   0   ask questions to learn the speaker's point of view;
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   4   0   listen to and share responses in group learning activities;

                          ask questions to determine the intended meaning and purpose
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   5   0   of the speaker's message in individual and group situations;
VTS and South Dakota State Content Standards

Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   5   0   make comparisons to other sources and to prior knowledge.

                          use the writing process to produce narrative and descriptive
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   3   0   pieces with a focused topic and appropriate detail
                          use the writing process to respond to a writing prompt within
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   3   0   limited time constraints.
                          use a main idea and supporting details to explain what is
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   3   0   known about a selected topic
                          recognize whether information presented is the speaker's
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   3   0   opinion or fact;
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   3   0   ask questions to learn the speaker's point of view;

Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   3   0   select details specific to the central focus/topic; omit clutter.

                          use the writing process to produce narrative, and descriptive,
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   4   0   pieces with a focus topic and supporting details;
                          use the process strategies to respond to a writing prompt
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   4   0   within limited time constraints.
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   4   0   listen to and share responses in group learning activities;
                          make narrative and informative presentations that provide
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   4   0   facts, details, examples, and descriptions;
                          develop stories and personal narratives using dialogue and
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   5   0   quality details;
                          write to describe settings, characters, historical events, and
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   5   0   personal response to literature;
                          use process strategies to respond to a writing prompt within
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   5   0   limited time constraints.
                          write a reflective response of how behavior was affected by
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   5   0   gestures and comments of group members.

                          ask questions to determine the intended meaning and purpose
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   5   0   of the speaker's message in individual and group situations;

Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   5   0   make comparisons to other sources and to prior knowledge.
VTS and South Dakota State Content Standards

                          use the writing process to produce narrative and descriptive
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   3   0   pieces with a focused topic and appropriate detail
                          use the writing process to respond to a writing prompt within
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   3   0   limited time constraints.
                          use a main idea and supporting details to explain what is
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   3   0   known about a selected topic
                          recognize whether information presented is the speaker's
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   3   0   opinion or fact;
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   3   0   ask questions to learn the speaker's point of view;

Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   3   0   select details specific to the central focus/topic; omit clutter.

                          use the writing process to produce narrative, and descriptive,
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   4   0   pieces with a focus topic and supporting details;
                          use the process strategies to respond to a writing prompt
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   4   0   within limited time constraints.
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   4   0   listen to and share responses in group learning activities;
                          make narrative and informative presentations that provide
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   4   0   facts, details, examples, and descriptions;
                          develop stories and personal narratives using dialogue and
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   5   0   quality details;
                          write to describe settings, characters, historical events, and
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   5   0   personal response to literature;
                          use process strategies to respond to a writing prompt within
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   5   0   limited time constraints.
                          write a reflective response of how behavior was affected by
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   5   0   gestures and comments of group members.

                          ask questions to determine the intended meaning and purpose
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   5   0   of the speaker's message in individual and group situations;

Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   5   0   make comparisons to other sources and to prior knowledge.
                          recognize whether information presented is the speaker's
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   3   0   opinion or fact;
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   3   0   ask questions to learn the speaker's point of view;
VTS and South Dakota State Content Standards
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   4   0   listen to and share responses in group learning activities;

                          ask questions to determine the intended meaning and purpose
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   5   0   of the speaker's message in individual and group situations;

Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   5   0   make comparisons to other sources and to prior knowledge.
VTS and South Dakota State Content Standards

About this document: These 'VTS and State Standards' alignments are meant for individual teacher's use in
planning lessons and determining which state standards are addressed in VTS lessons and extension activities.
We DO NOT claim that VTS meets all the standards listed on these documents. They are designed to narrow,
but not eliminate, the standards that could possibly be met through VTS discussions, adaptations and
applications.

Mathematics - 2004


Title                  Grade Code State ID           State Text
                                                     Students are able to use interviews,   surveys, and
Grade 2 lessons 1-2           2         2.S.1.1      observations to gather data.
                                                     Students are able to use interviews,   surveys, and
Grade 2 lessons 5-6           2         2.S.1.1      observations to gather data.
                                                     Students are able to use interviews,   surveys, and
Grade 2 lessons 7-8           2         2.S.1.1      observations to gather data.
                                                     Students are able to use interviews,   surveys, and
Grade 2 lessons 9-10          2         2.S.1.1      observations to gather data.
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Standards

About this document: These 'VTS and State Standards' alignments are meant for individual teacher's use in
planning lessons and determining which state standards are addressed in VTS lessons and extension activities.
We DO NOT claim that VTS meets all the standards listed on these documents. They are designed to narrow, but
not eliminate, the standards that could possibly be met through VTS discussions, adaptations and applications.



Social Studies Functional - 2005

                      Grade
Title                 Code         State ID      State Text
                                                 Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   community
Grade 1 lessons 1-5   K-12         4             through pictures, objects and simple maps.
                                                 Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   nation through
Grade 1 lessons 1-5   K-12         5             pictures, objects, simple maps, and globes.
                                                 Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   world through
Grade 1 lessons 1-5   K-12         6             pictures, objects, simple maps, and globes.
                                                 Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   community
Grade 1 lessons 6-10 K-12          4             through pictures, objects and simple maps.
                                                 Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   nation through
Grade 1 lessons 6-10 K-12          5             pictures, objects, simple maps, and globes.
                                                 Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   world through
Grade 1 lessons 6-10 K-12          6             pictures, objects, simple maps, and globes.
                                                 Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   community
Grade 2 lessons 1-2   K-12         4             through pictures, objects and simple maps.
                                                 Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   nation through
Grade 2 lessons 1-2   K-12         5             pictures, objects, simple maps, and globes.
                                                 Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   world through
Grade 2 lessons 1-2   K-12         6             pictures, objects, simple maps, and globes.
                                                 Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   community
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   K-12         4             through pictures, objects and simple maps.
                                                 Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   nation through
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   K-12         5             pictures, objects, simple maps, and globes.
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Standards
                                 Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   world through
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   K-12   6   pictures, objects, simple maps, and globes.
                                 Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   community
Grade 2 lessons 7-8   K-12   4   through pictures, objects and simple maps.
                                 Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   nation through
Grade 2 lessons 7-8   K-12   5   pictures, objects, simple maps, and globes.
                                 Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   world through
Grade 2 lessons 7-8   K-12   6   pictures, objects, simple maps, and globes.
                                 Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   community
Grade 2 lessons 9-10 K-12    4   through pictures, objects and simple maps.
                                 Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   nation through
Grade 2 lessons 9-10 K-12    5   pictures, objects, simple maps, and globes.
                                 Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   world through
Grade 2 lessons 9-10 K-12    6   pictures, objects, simple maps, and globes.
                                 Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   community
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5       K-12   4   through pictures, objects and simple maps.
                                 Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   nation through
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5       K-12   5   pictures, objects, simple maps, and globes.
                                 Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   world through
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5       K-12   6   pictures, objects, simple maps, and globes.
                                 Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   community
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5       K-12   4   through pictures, objects and simple maps.
                                 Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   nation through
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5       K-12   5   pictures, objects, simple maps, and globes.
                                 Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   world through
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5       K-12   6   pictures, objects, simple maps, and globes.
                                 Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   community
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5       K-12   4   through pictures, objects and simple maps.
                                 Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   nation through
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5       K-12   5   pictures, objects, simple maps, and globes.
                                 Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   world through
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5       K-12   6   pictures, objects, simple maps, and globes.
                                 Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   community
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5       K-12   4   through pictures, objects and simple maps.
                                 Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   nation through
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5       K-12   5   pictures, objects, simple maps, and globes.
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Standards
                             Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   world through
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   6   pictures, objects, simple maps, and globes.
                             Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   community
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   4   through pictures, objects and simple maps.
                             Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   nation through
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   5   pictures, objects, simple maps, and globes.
                             Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   world through
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   6   pictures, objects, simple maps, and globes.
                             Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   community
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   4   through pictures, objects and simple maps.
                             Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   nation through
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   5   pictures, objects, simple maps, and globes.
                             Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   world through
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   6   pictures, objects, simple maps, and globes.
                             Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   community
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   4   through pictures, objects and simple maps.
                             Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   nation through
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   5   pictures, objects, simple maps, and globes.
                             Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   world through
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   6   pictures, objects, simple maps, and globes.
                             Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   community
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   4   through pictures, objects and simple maps.
                             Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   nation through
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   5   pictures, objects, simple maps, and globes.
                             Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   world through
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   6   pictures, objects, simple maps, and globes.
                             Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   community
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   4   through pictures, objects and simple maps.
                             Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   nation through
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   5   pictures, objects, simple maps, and globes.
                             Recognizes/identifies geographical areas in the   world through
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   6   pictures, objects, simple maps, and globes.
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Content Standards

About this document: These 'VTS and State Standards' alignments are meant for individual teacher's use in
planning lessons and determining which state standards are addressed in VTS lessons and extension
activities. We DO NOT claim that VTS meets all the standards listed on these documents. They are
designed to narrow, but not eliminate, the standards that could possibly be met through VTS discussions,
adaptations and applications.


Science Functional - 2005

                      Grade
Title                 Code         State ID      State Text
                                                 Demonstrates an observable behavioral change when
Grade K lessons 1-7   K-12         1             stimulated (tactile, auditory, visual).
                                                 Observes and asks questions about the world around
Grade K lessons 1-7   K-12         7             them (e.g. Where does rain come from?).
                                                 Uses investigations in science to answer different
Grade K lessons 1-7   K-12         10            questions.
                                                 Understands that science involves asking and answering
                                                 questions and comparing the results to what is already
Grade K lessons 1-7   K-12         12            known.
                                                 Uses their senses and simple instruments to make
                                                 observations (e.g. magnifying glasses, balance scales,
Grade K lessons 1-7   K-12         2             thermometer).
                                                 Enhances observations by using senses and simple
Grade K lessons 1-7   K-12         4             instruments to identify differences in properties.
                                                 Uses scientific thinking skills (e.g. observing,
Grade K lessons 1-7   K-12         5             communicating, classifying, comparing, predicting).
                                                 Makes predictions based on observations rather than
Grade K lessons 1-7   K-12         7             random guesses.
                                                 Makes specific predictions and observations concerning a
Grade K lessons 1-7   K-12         8             situation.
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Content Standards
                                  Applies basic science process skills (e.g. observing,
                                  classifying, measuring, communicating, predicting, and
Grade K lessons 1-7   K-12   10   inferring).
                                  Observes and describes how objects in the world vary
Grade K lessons 1-7   K-12   4    greatly in their properties.
                                  Observes changes in food from one state to another (e.g.
Grade K lessons 1-7   K-12   1    raw to cooked, popcorn).
                                  Observes physical changes in matter (e.g. melting,
Grade K lessons 1-7   K-12   5    freezing, bending, tearing).
                                  Observes how some substances dissolve more easily in
Grade K lessons 1-7   K-12   7    hot water rather than cold.
                                  Explores magnetism, describes its effect on various
                                  materials, observes that magnetic force can pass through
                                  various materials and that some magnets have useful
Grade K lessons 1-7   K-12   1    applications.
                                  Observes simple and complex machines to determine how
Grade K lessons 1-7   K-12   15   the machines make work easier.
Grade K lessons 1-7   K-12   11   Observes and cares for pets and/or plants.
                                  Describes simple Earth patterns in daily life (e.g. weather
Grade K lessons 1-7   K-12   4    observations).

Grade K lessons 1-7   K-12   2    Identifies observable objects in the day and night skies.

                                  Describes what can be observed in the sky by the unaided
Grade K lessons 1-7   K-12   4    eye in the day and at night (e.g. sun, moon, stars).
                                  Observes and identifies the basic components of the solar
Grade K lessons 1-7   K-12   5    system (e.g. sun, planets).
                                  Recognizes and uses technology in school, home and
                                  community (e.g. switch communication, computer, pencil,
Grade K lessons 1-7   K-12   1    refrigerator, Velcro, fire truck).
                                  Demonstrates an observable behavioral change when
Grade K lessons 8-10 K-12    1    stimulated (tactile, auditory, visual).
                                  Observes and asks questions about the world around
Grade K lessons 8-10 K-12    7    them (e.g. Where does rain come from?).
                                  Uses investigations in science to answer different
Grade K lessons 8-10 K-12    10   questions.
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Content Standards
                                 Understands that science involves asking and answering
                                 questions and comparing the results to what is already
Grade K lessons 8-10 K-12   12   known.
                                 Uses their senses and simple instruments to make
                                 observations (e.g. magnifying glasses, balance scales,
Grade K lessons 8-10 K-12   2    thermometer).
                                 Enhances observations by using senses and simple
Grade K lessons 8-10 K-12   4    instruments to identify differences in properties.
                                 Uses scientific thinking skills (e.g. observing,
Grade K lessons 8-10 K-12   5    communicating, classifying, comparing, predicting).
                                 Makes predictions based on observations rather than
Grade K lessons 8-10 K-12   7    random guesses.
                                 Makes specific predictions and observations concerning a
Grade K lessons 8-10 K-12   8    situation.
                                 Applies basic science process skills (e.g. observing,
                                 classifying, measuring, communicating, predicting, and
Grade K lessons 8-10 K-12   10   inferring).
                                 Observes and describes how objects in the world vary
Grade K lessons 8-10 K-12   4    greatly in their properties.
                                 Observes changes in food from one state to another (e.g.
Grade K lessons 8-10 K-12   1    raw to cooked, popcorn).
                                 Observes physical changes in matter (e.g. melting,
Grade K lessons 8-10 K-12   5    freezing, bending, tearing).
                                 Observes how some substances dissolve more easily in
Grade K lessons 8-10 K-12   7    hot water rather than cold.
                                 Explores magnetism, describes its effect on various
                                 materials, observes that magnetic force can pass through
                                 various materials and that some magnets have useful
Grade K lessons 8-10 K-12   1    applications.
                                 Observes simple and complex machines to determine how
Grade K lessons 8-10 K-12   15   the machines make work easier.
Grade K lessons 8-10 K-12   11   Observes and cares for pets and/or plants.
                                 Describes simple Earth patterns in daily life (e.g. weather
Grade K lessons 8-10 K-12   4    observations).

Grade K lessons 8-10 K-12   2    Identifies observable objects in the day and night skies.
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Content Standards

                                  Describes what can be observed in the sky by the unaided
Grade K lessons 8-10 K-12    4    eye in the day and at night (e.g. sun, moon, stars).
                                  Observes and identifies the basic components of the solar
Grade K lessons 8-10 K-12    5    system (e.g. sun, planets).
                                  Recognizes and uses technology in school, home and
                                  community (e.g. switch communication, computer, pencil,
Grade K lessons 8-10 K-12    1    refrigerator, Velcro, fire truck).
                                  Demonstrates an observable behavioral change when
Grade 1 lessons 1-5   K-12   1    stimulated (tactile, auditory, visual).
                                  Observes and asks questions about the world around
Grade 1 lessons 1-5   K-12   7    them (e.g. Where does rain come from?).
                                  Uses investigations in science to answer different
Grade 1 lessons 1-5   K-12   10   questions.
                                  Understands that science involves asking and answering
                                  questions and comparing the results to what is already
Grade 1 lessons 1-5   K-12   12   known.
                                  Uses their senses and simple instruments to make
                                  observations (e.g. magnifying glasses, balance scales,
Grade 1 lessons 1-5   K-12   2    thermometer).
                                  Enhances observations by using senses and simple
Grade 1 lessons 1-5   K-12   4    instruments to identify differences in properties.
                                  Uses scientific thinking skills (e.g. observing,
Grade 1 lessons 1-5   K-12   5    communicating, classifying, comparing, predicting).
                                  Makes predictions based on observations rather than
Grade 1 lessons 1-5   K-12   7    random guesses.
                                  Makes specific predictions and observations concerning a
Grade 1 lessons 1-5   K-12   8    situation.
                                  Applies basic science process skills (e.g. observing,
                                  classifying, measuring, communicating, predicting, and
Grade 1 lessons 1-5   K-12   10   inferring).
                                  Observes and describes how objects in the world vary
Grade 1 lessons 1-5   K-12   4    greatly in their properties.
                                  Observes changes in food from one state to another (e.g.
Grade 1 lessons 1-5   K-12   1    raw to cooked, popcorn).
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Content Standards
                                  Observes physical changes in matter (e.g. melting,
Grade 1 lessons 1-5   K-12   5    freezing, bending, tearing).
                                  Observes how some substances dissolve more easily in
Grade 1 lessons 1-5   K-12   7    hot water rather than cold.
                                  Explores magnetism, describes its effect on various
                                  materials, observes that magnetic force can pass through
                                  various materials and that some magnets have useful
Grade 1 lessons 1-5   K-12   1    applications.
                                  Observes simple and complex machines to determine how
Grade 1 lessons 1-5   K-12   15   the machines make work easier.
Grade 1 lessons 1-5   K-12   11   Observes and cares for pets and/or plants.
                                  Describes simple Earth patterns in daily life (e.g. weather
Grade 1 lessons 1-5   K-12   4    observations).

Grade 1 lessons 1-5   K-12   2    Identifies observable objects in the day and night skies.

                                  Describes what can be observed in the sky by the unaided
Grade 1 lessons 1-5   K-12   4    eye in the day and at night (e.g. sun, moon, stars).
                                  Observes and identifies the basic components of the solar
Grade 1 lessons 1-5   K-12   5    system (e.g. sun, planets).
                                  Recognizes and uses technology in school, home and
                                  community (e.g. switch communication, computer, pencil,
Grade 1 lessons 1-5   K-12   1    refrigerator, Velcro, fire truck).
                                  Demonstrates an observable behavioral change when
Grade 1 lessons 6-10 K-12    1    stimulated (tactile, auditory, visual).
                                  Observes and asks questions about the world around
Grade 1 lessons 6-10 K-12    7    them (e.g. Where does rain come from?).
                                  Uses investigations in science to answer different
Grade 1 lessons 6-10 K-12    10   questions.
                                  Understands that science involves asking and answering
                                  questions and comparing the results to what is already
Grade 1 lessons 6-10 K-12    12   known.
                                  Uses their senses and simple instruments to make
                                  observations (e.g. magnifying glasses, balance scales,
Grade 1 lessons 6-10 K-12    2    thermometer).
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Content Standards
                                 Enhances observations by using senses and simple
Grade 1 lessons 6-10 K-12   4    instruments to identify differences in properties.
                                 Uses scientific thinking skills (e.g. observing,
Grade 1 lessons 6-10 K-12   5    communicating, classifying, comparing, predicting).
                                 Makes predictions based on observations rather than
Grade 1 lessons 6-10 K-12   7    random guesses.
                                 Makes specific predictions and observations concerning a
Grade 1 lessons 6-10 K-12   8    situation.
                                 Applies basic science process skills (e.g. observing,
                                 classifying, measuring, communicating, predicting, and
Grade 1 lessons 6-10 K-12   10   inferring).
                                 Observes and describes how objects in the world vary
Grade 1 lessons 6-10 K-12   4    greatly in their properties.
                                 Observes changes in food from one state to another (e.g.
Grade 1 lessons 6-10 K-12   1    raw to cooked, popcorn).
                                 Observes physical changes in matter (e.g. melting,
Grade 1 lessons 6-10 K-12   5    freezing, bending, tearing).
                                 Observes how some substances dissolve more easily in
Grade 1 lessons 6-10 K-12   7    hot water rather than cold.
                                 Explores magnetism, describes its effect on various
                                 materials, observes that magnetic force can pass through
                                 various materials and that some magnets have useful
Grade 1 lessons 6-10 K-12   1    applications.
                                 Observes simple and complex machines to determine how
Grade 1 lessons 6-10 K-12   15   the machines make work easier.
Grade 1 lessons 6-10 K-12   11   Observes and cares for pets and/or plants.
                                 Describes simple Earth patterns in daily life (e.g. weather
Grade 1 lessons 6-10 K-12   4    observations).

Grade 1 lessons 6-10 K-12   2    Identifies observable objects in the day and night skies.

                                 Describes what can be observed in the sky by the unaided
Grade 1 lessons 6-10 K-12   4    eye in the day and at night (e.g. sun, moon, stars).
                                 Observes and identifies the basic components of the solar
Grade 1 lessons 6-10 K-12   5    system (e.g. sun, planets).
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Content Standards
                                  Recognizes and uses technology in school, home and
                                  community (e.g. switch communication, computer, pencil,
Grade 1 lessons 6-10 K-12    1    refrigerator, Velcro, fire truck).
                                  Demonstrates an observable behavioral change when
Grade 2 lessons 1-2   K-12   1    stimulated (tactile, auditory, visual).
                                  Observes and asks questions about the world around
Grade 2 lessons 1-2   K-12   7    them (e.g. Where does rain come from?).
Grade 2 lessons 1-2   K-12   9    Asks questions and explores the world around them.
                                  Uses investigations in science to answer different
Grade 2 lessons 1-2   K-12   10   questions.
                                  Understands that science involves asking and answering
                                  questions and comparing the results to what is already
Grade 2 lessons 1-2   K-12   12   known.
                                  Uses their senses and simple instruments to make
                                  observations (e.g. magnifying glasses, balance scales,
Grade 2 lessons 1-2   K-12   2    thermometer).
                                  Enhances observations by using senses and simple
Grade 2 lessons 1-2   K-12   4    instruments to identify differences in properties.
                                  Uses scientific thinking skills (e.g. observing,
Grade 2 lessons 1-2   K-12   5    communicating, classifying, comparing, predicting).
                                  Makes predictions based on observations rather than
Grade 2 lessons 1-2   K-12   7    random guesses.
                                  Makes specific predictions and observations concerning a
Grade 2 lessons 1-2   K-12   8    situation.
                                  Applies basic science process skills (e.g. observing,
                                  classifying, measuring, communicating, predicting, and
Grade 2 lessons 1-2   K-12   10   inferring).
                                  Observes and describes how objects in the world vary
Grade 2 lessons 1-2   K-12   4    greatly in their properties.
                                  Observes changes in food from one state to another (e.g.
Grade 2 lessons 1-2   K-12   1    raw to cooked, popcorn).
                                  Observes physical changes in matter (e.g. melting,
Grade 2 lessons 1-2   K-12   5    freezing, bending, tearing).
                                  Observes how some substances dissolve more easily in
Grade 2 lessons 1-2   K-12   7    hot water rather than cold.
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Content Standards
                                  Explores magnetism, describes its effect on various
                                  materials, observes that magnetic force can pass through
                                  various materials and that some magnets have useful
Grade 2 lessons 1-2   K-12   1    applications.
                                  Observes simple and complex machines to determine how
Grade 2 lessons 1-2   K-12   15   the machines make work easier.
Grade 2 lessons 1-2   K-12   11   Observes and cares for pets and/or plants.
                                  Describes simple Earth patterns in daily life (e.g. weather
Grade 2 lessons 1-2   K-12   4    observations).

Grade 2 lessons 1-2   K-12   2    Identifies observable objects in the day and night skies.

                                  Describes what can be observed in the sky by the unaided
Grade 2 lessons 1-2   K-12   4    eye in the day and at night (e.g. sun, moon, stars).
                                  Observes and identifies the basic components of the solar
Grade 2 lessons 1-2   K-12   5    system (e.g. sun, planets).
                                  Recognizes and uses technology in school, home and
                                  community (e.g. switch communication, computer, pencil,
Grade 2 lessons 1-2   K-12   1    refrigerator, Velcro, fire truck).
                                  Demonstrates an observable behavioral change when
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   K-12   1    stimulated (tactile, auditory, visual).
                                  Observes and asks questions about the world around
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   K-12   7    them (e.g. Where does rain come from?).
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   K-12   9    Asks questions and explores the world around them.
                                  Uses investigations in science to answer different
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   K-12   10   questions.
                                  Understands that science involves asking and answering
                                  questions and comparing the results to what is already
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   K-12   12   known.
                                  Uses their senses and simple instruments to make
                                  observations (e.g. magnifying glasses, balance scales,
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   K-12   2    thermometer).
                                  Enhances observations by using senses and simple
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   K-12   4    instruments to identify differences in properties.
                                  Uses scientific thinking skills (e.g. observing,
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   K-12   5    communicating, classifying, comparing, predicting).
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Content Standards
                                  Makes predictions based on observations rather than
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   K-12   7    random guesses.
                                  Makes specific predictions and observations concerning a
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   K-12   8    situation.
                                  Applies basic science process skills (e.g. observing,
                                  classifying, measuring, communicating, predicting, and
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   K-12   10   inferring).
                                  Observes and describes how objects in the world vary
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   K-12   4    greatly in their properties.
                                  Observes changes in food from one state to another (e.g.
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   K-12   1    raw to cooked, popcorn).
                                  Observes physical changes in matter (e.g. melting,
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   K-12   5    freezing, bending, tearing).
                                  Observes how some substances dissolve more easily in
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   K-12   7    hot water rather than cold.
                                  Explores magnetism, describes its effect on various
                                  materials, observes that magnetic force can pass through
                                  various materials and that some magnets have useful
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   K-12   1    applications.
                                  Observes simple and complex machines to determine how
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   K-12   15   the machines make work easier.
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   K-12   11   Observes and cares for pets and/or plants.
                                  Describes simple Earth patterns in daily life (e.g. weather
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   K-12   4    observations).

Grade 2 lessons 3-4   K-12   2    Identifies observable objects in the day and night skies.

                                  Describes what can be observed in the sky by the unaided
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   K-12   4    eye in the day and at night (e.g. sun, moon, stars).
                                  Observes and identifies the basic components of the solar
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   K-12   5    system (e.g. sun, planets).
                                  Recognizes and uses technology in school, home and
                                  community (e.g. switch communication, computer, pencil,
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   K-12   1    refrigerator, Velcro, fire truck).
                                  Demonstrates an observable behavioral change when
Grade 2 lessons 5-6   K-12   1    stimulated (tactile, auditory, visual).
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Content Standards
                                  Observes and asks questions about the world around
Grade 2 lessons 5-6   K-12   7    them (e.g. Where does rain come from?).
Grade 2 lessons 5-6   K-12   9    Asks questions and explores the world around them.
                                  Uses investigations in science to answer different
Grade 2 lessons 5-6   K-12   10   questions.
                                  Understands that science involves asking and answering
                                  questions and comparing the results to what is already
Grade 2 lessons 5-6   K-12   12   known.
                                  Uses their senses and simple instruments to make
                                  observations (e.g. magnifying glasses, balance scales,
Grade 2 lessons 5-6   K-12   2    thermometer).
                                  Enhances observations by using senses and simple
Grade 2 lessons 5-6   K-12   4    instruments to identify differences in properties.
                                  Uses scientific thinking skills (e.g. observing,
Grade 2 lessons 5-6   K-12   5    communicating, classifying, comparing, predicting).
                                  Makes predictions based on observations rather than
Grade 2 lessons 5-6   K-12   7    random guesses.
                                  Makes specific predictions and observations concerning a
Grade 2 lessons 5-6   K-12   8    situation.
                                  Applies basic science process skills (e.g. observing,
                                  classifying, measuring, communicating, predicting, and
Grade 2 lessons 5-6   K-12   10   inferring).
                                  Observes and describes how objects in the world vary
Grade 2 lessons 5-6   K-12   4    greatly in their properties.
                                  Observes changes in food from one state to another (e.g.
Grade 2 lessons 5-6   K-12   1    raw to cooked, popcorn).
                                  Observes physical changes in matter (e.g. melting,
Grade 2 lessons 5-6   K-12   5    freezing, bending, tearing).
                                  Observes how some substances dissolve more easily in
Grade 2 lessons 5-6   K-12   7    hot water rather than cold.
                                  Explores magnetism, describes its effect on various
                                  materials, observes that magnetic force can pass through
                                  various materials and that some magnets have useful
Grade 2 lessons 5-6   K-12   1    applications.
                                  Observes simple and complex machines to determine how
Grade 2 lessons 5-6   K-12   15   the machines make work easier.
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Content Standards
Grade 2 lessons 5-6   K-12   11   Observes and cares for pets and/or plants.
                                  Describes simple Earth patterns in daily life (e.g. weather
Grade 2 lessons 5-6   K-12   4    observations).

Grade 2 lessons 5-6   K-12   2    Identifies observable objects in the day and night skies.

                                  Describes what can be observed in the sky by the unaided
Grade 2 lessons 5-6   K-12   4    eye in the day and at night (e.g. sun, moon, stars).
                                  Observes and identifies the basic components of the solar
Grade 2 lessons 5-6   K-12   5    system (e.g. sun, planets).
                                  Recognizes and uses technology in school, home and
                                  community (e.g. switch communication, computer, pencil,
Grade 2 lessons 5-6   K-12   1    refrigerator, Velcro, fire truck).
                                  Demonstrates an observable behavioral change when
Grade 2 lessons 7-8   K-12   1    stimulated (tactile, auditory, visual).
                                  Observes and asks questions about the world around
Grade 2 lessons 7-8   K-12   7    them (e.g. Where does rain come from?).
Grade 2 lessons 7-8   K-12   9    Asks questions and explores the world around them.
                                  Uses investigations in science to answer different
Grade 2 lessons 7-8   K-12   10   questions.
                                  Understands that science involves asking and answering
                                  questions and comparing the results to what is already
Grade 2 lessons 7-8   K-12   12   known.
                                  Uses their senses and simple instruments to make
                                  observations (e.g. magnifying glasses, balance scales,
Grade 2 lessons 7-8   K-12   2    thermometer).
                                  Enhances observations by using senses and simple
Grade 2 lessons 7-8   K-12   4    instruments to identify differences in properties.
                                  Uses scientific thinking skills (e.g. observing,
Grade 2 lessons 7-8   K-12   5    communicating, classifying, comparing, predicting).
                                  Makes predictions based on observations rather than
Grade 2 lessons 7-8   K-12   7    random guesses.
                                  Makes specific predictions and observations concerning a
Grade 2 lessons 7-8   K-12   8    situation.
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Content Standards
                                  Applies basic science process skills (e.g. observing,
                                  classifying, measuring, communicating, predicting, and
Grade 2 lessons 7-8   K-12   10   inferring).
                                  Observes and describes how objects in the world vary
Grade 2 lessons 7-8   K-12   4    greatly in their properties.
                                  Observes changes in food from one state to another (e.g.
Grade 2 lessons 7-8   K-12   1    raw to cooked, popcorn).
                                  Observes physical changes in matter (e.g. melting,
Grade 2 lessons 7-8   K-12   5    freezing, bending, tearing).
                                  Observes how some substances dissolve more easily in
Grade 2 lessons 7-8   K-12   7    hot water rather than cold.
                                  Explores magnetism, describes its effect on various
                                  materials, observes that magnetic force can pass through
                                  various materials and that some magnets have useful
Grade 2 lessons 7-8   K-12   1    applications.
                                  Observes simple and complex machines to determine how
Grade 2 lessons 7-8   K-12   15   the machines make work easier.
Grade 2 lessons 7-8   K-12   11   Observes and cares for pets and/or plants.
                                  Describes simple Earth patterns in daily life (e.g. weather
Grade 2 lessons 7-8   K-12   4    observations).

Grade 2 lessons 7-8   K-12   2    Identifies observable objects in the day and night skies.

                                  Describes what can be observed in the sky by the unaided
Grade 2 lessons 7-8   K-12   4    eye in the day and at night (e.g. sun, moon, stars).
                                  Observes and identifies the basic components of the solar
Grade 2 lessons 7-8   K-12   5    system (e.g. sun, planets).
                                  Recognizes and uses technology in school, home and
                                  community (e.g. switch communication, computer, pencil,
Grade 2 lessons 7-8   K-12   1    refrigerator, Velcro, fire truck).
                                  Demonstrates an observable behavioral change when
Grade 2 lessons 9-10 K-12    1    stimulated (tactile, auditory, visual).
                                  Observes and asks questions about the world around
Grade 2 lessons 9-10 K-12    7    them (e.g. Where does rain come from?).
Grade 2 lessons 9-10 K-12    9    Asks questions and explores the world around them.
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Content Standards
                                 Uses investigations in science to answer different
Grade 2 lessons 9-10 K-12   10   questions.
                                 Understands that science involves asking and answering
                                 questions and comparing the results to what is already
Grade 2 lessons 9-10 K-12   12   known.
                                 Uses their senses and simple instruments to make
                                 observations (e.g. magnifying glasses, balance scales,
Grade 2 lessons 9-10 K-12   2    thermometer).
                                 Enhances observations by using senses and simple
Grade 2 lessons 9-10 K-12   4    instruments to identify differences in properties.
                                 Uses scientific thinking skills (e.g. observing,
Grade 2 lessons 9-10 K-12   5    communicating, classifying, comparing, predicting).
                                 Makes predictions based on observations rather than
Grade 2 lessons 9-10 K-12   7    random guesses.
                                 Makes specific predictions and observations concerning a
Grade 2 lessons 9-10 K-12   8    situation.
                                 Applies basic science process skills (e.g. observing,
                                 classifying, measuring, communicating, predicting, and
Grade 2 lessons 9-10 K-12   10   inferring).
                                 Observes and describes how objects in the world vary
Grade 2 lessons 9-10 K-12   4    greatly in their properties.
                                 Observes changes in food from one state to another (e.g.
Grade 2 lessons 9-10 K-12   1    raw to cooked, popcorn).
                                 Observes physical changes in matter (e.g. melting,
Grade 2 lessons 9-10 K-12   5    freezing, bending, tearing).
                                 Observes how some substances dissolve more easily in
Grade 2 lessons 9-10 K-12   7    hot water rather than cold.
                                 Explores magnetism, describes its effect on various
                                 materials, observes that magnetic force can pass through
                                 various materials and that some magnets have useful
Grade 2 lessons 9-10 K-12   1    applications.
                                 Observes simple and complex machines to determine how
Grade 2 lessons 9-10 K-12   15   the machines make work easier.
Grade 2 lessons 9-10 K-12   11   Observes and cares for pets and/or plants.
                                 Describes simple Earth patterns in daily life (e.g. weather
Grade 2 lessons 9-10 K-12   4    observations).
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Content Standards

Grade 2 lessons 9-10 K-12   2    Identifies observable objects in the day and night skies.

                                 Describes what can be observed in the sky by the unaided
Grade 2 lessons 9-10 K-12   4    eye in the day and at night (e.g. sun, moon, stars).
                                 Observes and identifies the basic components of the solar
Grade 2 lessons 9-10 K-12   5    system (e.g. sun, planets).
                                 Recognizes and uses technology in school, home and
                                 community (e.g. switch communication, computer, pencil,
Grade 2 lessons 9-10 K-12   1    refrigerator, Velcro, fire truck).
                                 Demonstrates an observable behavioral change when
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5     K-12    1    stimulated (tactile, auditory, visual).
                                 Observes and asks questions about the world around
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5     K-12    7    them (e.g. Where does rain come from?).
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5     K-12    9    Asks questions and explores the world around them.
                                 Uses investigations in science to answer different
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5     K-12    10   questions.
                                 Understands that science involves asking and answering
                                 questions and comparing the results to what is already
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5     K-12    12   known.
                                 Uses their senses and simple instruments to make
                                 observations (e.g. magnifying glasses, balance scales,
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5     K-12    2    thermometer).
                                 Enhances observations by using senses and simple
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5     K-12    4    instruments to identify differences in properties.
                                 Uses scientific thinking skills (e.g. observing,
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5     K-12    5    communicating, classifying, comparing, predicting).
                                 Makes predictions based on observations rather than
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5     K-12    7    random guesses.
                                 Makes specific predictions and observations concerning a
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5     K-12    8    situation.
                                 Applies basic science process skills (e.g. observing,
                                 classifying, measuring, communicating, predicting, and
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5     K-12    10   inferring).
                                 Observes and describes how objects in the world vary
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5     K-12    4    greatly in their properties.
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Content Standards
                              Observes changes in food from one state to another (e.g.
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    raw to cooked, popcorn).
                              Observes physical changes in matter (e.g. melting,
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    freezing, bending, tearing).
                              Observes how some substances dissolve more easily in
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    hot water rather than cold.
                              Explores magnetism, describes its effect on various
                              materials, observes that magnetic force can pass through
                              various materials and that some magnets have useful
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    applications.
                              Observes simple and complex machines to determine how
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5   K-12   15   the machines make work easier.
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5   K-12   11   Observes and cares for pets and/or plants.
                              Describes simple Earth patterns in daily life (e.g. weather
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    observations).

Lesson 1 Gr 3-5   K-12   2    Identifies observable objects in the day and night skies.

                              Describes what can be observed in the sky by the unaided
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    eye in the day and at night (e.g. sun, moon, stars).
                              Observes and identifies the basic components of the solar
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    system (e.g. sun, planets).
                              Recognizes and uses technology in school, home and
                              community (e.g. switch communication, computer, pencil,
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    refrigerator, Velcro, fire truck).
                              Demonstrates an observable behavioral change when
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    stimulated (tactile, auditory, visual).
                              Observes and asks questions about the world around
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    them (e.g. Where does rain come from?).
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   K-12   9    Asks questions and explores the world around them.
                              Uses investigations in science to answer different
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   K-12   10   questions.
                              Understands that science involves asking and answering
                              questions and comparing the results to what is already
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   K-12   12   known.
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Content Standards
                              Uses their senses and simple instruments to make
                              observations (e.g. magnifying glasses, balance scales,
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   K-12   2    thermometer).
                              Enhances observations by using senses and simple
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    instruments to identify differences in properties.
                              Uses scientific thinking skills (e.g. observing,
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    communicating, classifying, comparing, predicting).
                              Makes predictions based on observations rather than
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    random guesses.
                              Makes specific predictions and observations concerning a
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   K-12   8    situation.
                              Applies basic science process skills (e.g. observing,
                              classifying, measuring, communicating, predicting, and
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   K-12   10   inferring).
                              Observes and describes how objects in the world vary
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    greatly in their properties.
                              Observes changes in food from one state to another (e.g.
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    raw to cooked, popcorn).
                              Observes physical changes in matter (e.g. melting,
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    freezing, bending, tearing).
                              Observes how some substances dissolve more easily in
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    hot water rather than cold.
                              Explores magnetism, describes its effect on various
                              materials, observes that magnetic force can pass through
                              various materials and that some magnets have useful
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    applications.
                              Observes simple and complex machines to determine how
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   K-12   15   the machines make work easier.
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   K-12   11   Observes and cares for pets and/or plants.
                              Describes simple Earth patterns in daily life (e.g. weather
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    observations).

Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   K-12   2    Identifies observable objects in the day and night skies.

                              Describes what can be observed in the sky by the unaided
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    eye in the day and at night (e.g. sun, moon, stars).
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Content Standards
                              Observes and identifies the basic components of the solar
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    system (e.g. sun, planets).
                              Recognizes and uses technology in school, home and
                              community (e.g. switch communication, computer, pencil,
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    refrigerator, Velcro, fire truck).
                              Demonstrates an observable behavioral change when
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    stimulated (tactile, auditory, visual).
                              Observes and asks questions about the world around
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    them (e.g. Where does rain come from?).
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   K-12   9    Asks questions and explores the world around them.
                              Uses investigations in science to answer different
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   K-12   10   questions.
                              Understands that science involves asking and answering
                              questions and comparing the results to what is already
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   K-12   12   known.
                              Uses their senses and simple instruments to make
                              observations (e.g. magnifying glasses, balance scales,
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   K-12   2    thermometer).
                              Enhances observations by using senses and simple
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    instruments to identify differences in properties.
                              Uses scientific thinking skills (e.g. observing,
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    communicating, classifying, comparing, predicting).
                              Makes predictions based on observations rather than
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    random guesses.
                              Makes specific predictions and observations concerning a
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   K-12   8    situation.
                              Applies basic science process skills (e.g. observing,
                              classifying, measuring, communicating, predicting, and
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   K-12   10   inferring).
                              Observes and describes how objects in the world vary
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    greatly in their properties.
                              Observes changes in food from one state to another (e.g.
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    raw to cooked, popcorn).
                              Observes physical changes in matter (e.g. melting,
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    freezing, bending, tearing).
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Content Standards
                              Observes how some substances dissolve more easily in
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    hot water rather than cold.
                              Explores magnetism, describes its effect on various
                              materials, observes that magnetic force can pass through
                              various materials and that some magnets have useful
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    applications.
                              Observes simple and complex machines to determine how
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   K-12   15   the machines make work easier.
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   K-12   11   Observes and cares for pets and/or plants.
                              Describes simple Earth patterns in daily life (e.g. weather
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    observations).

Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   K-12   2    Identifies observable objects in the day and night skies.

                              Describes what can be observed in the sky by the unaided
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    eye in the day and at night (e.g. sun, moon, stars).
                              Observes and identifies the basic components of the solar
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    system (e.g. sun, planets).
                              Recognizes and uses technology in school, home and
                              community (e.g. switch communication, computer, pencil,
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    refrigerator, Velcro, fire truck).
                              Demonstrates an observable behavioral change when
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    stimulated (tactile, auditory, visual).
                              Observes and asks questions about the world around
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    them (e.g. Where does rain come from?).
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   9    Asks questions and explores the world around them.
                              Uses investigations in science to answer different
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   10   questions.
                              Understands that science involves asking and answering
                              questions and comparing the results to what is already
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   12   known.
                              Uses their senses and simple instruments to make
                              observations (e.g. magnifying glasses, balance scales,
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   2    thermometer).
                              Enhances observations by using senses and simple
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    instruments to identify differences in properties.
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Content Standards
                              Uses scientific thinking skills (e.g. observing,
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    communicating, classifying, comparing, predicting).
                              Makes predictions based on observations rather than
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    random guesses.
                              Makes specific predictions and observations concerning a
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   8    situation.
                              Applies basic science process skills (e.g. observing,
                              classifying, measuring, communicating, predicting, and
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   10   inferring).
                              Observes and describes how objects in the world vary
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    greatly in their properties.
                              Observes changes in food from one state to another (e.g.
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    raw to cooked, popcorn).
                              Observes physical changes in matter (e.g. melting,
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    freezing, bending, tearing).
                              Observes how some substances dissolve more easily in
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    hot water rather than cold.
                              Explores magnetism, describes its effect on various
                              materials, observes that magnetic force can pass through
                              various materials and that some magnets have useful
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    applications.
                              Observes simple and complex machines to determine how
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   15   the machines make work easier.
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   11   Observes and cares for pets and/or plants.
                              Describes simple Earth patterns in daily life (e.g. weather
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    observations).

Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   2    Identifies observable objects in the day and night skies.

                              Describes what can be observed in the sky by the unaided
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    eye in the day and at night (e.g. sun, moon, stars).
                              Observes and identifies the basic components of the solar
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    system (e.g. sun, planets).
                              Recognizes and uses technology in school, home and
                              community (e.g. switch communication, computer, pencil,
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    refrigerator, Velcro, fire truck).
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Content Standards
                              Demonstrates an observable behavioral change when
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    stimulated (tactile, auditory, visual).
                              Observes and asks questions about the world around
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    them (e.g. Where does rain come from?).
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   9    Asks questions and explores the world around them.
                              Uses investigations in science to answer different
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   10   questions.
                              Understands that science involves asking and answering
                              questions and comparing the results to what is already
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   12   known.
                              Uses their senses and simple instruments to make
                              observations (e.g. magnifying glasses, balance scales,
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   2    thermometer).
                              Enhances observations by using senses and simple
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    instruments to identify differences in properties.
                              Uses scientific thinking skills (e.g. observing,
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    communicating, classifying, comparing, predicting).
                              Makes predictions based on observations rather than
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    random guesses.
                              Makes specific predictions and observations concerning a
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   8    situation.
                              Applies basic science process skills (e.g. observing,
                              classifying, measuring, communicating, predicting, and
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   10   inferring).
                              Observes and describes how objects in the world vary
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    greatly in their properties.
                              Observes changes in food from one state to another (e.g.
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    raw to cooked, popcorn).
                              Observes physical changes in matter (e.g. melting,
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    freezing, bending, tearing).
                              Observes how some substances dissolve more easily in
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    hot water rather than cold.
                              Explores magnetism, describes its effect on various
                              materials, observes that magnetic force can pass through
                              various materials and that some magnets have useful
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    applications.
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Content Standards
                              Observes simple and complex machines to determine how
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   15   the machines make work easier.
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   11   Observes and cares for pets and/or plants.
                              Describes simple Earth patterns in daily life (e.g. weather
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    observations).

Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   2    Identifies observable objects in the day and night skies.

                              Describes what can be observed in the sky by the unaided
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    eye in the day and at night (e.g. sun, moon, stars).
                              Observes and identifies the basic components of the solar
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    system (e.g. sun, planets).
                              Recognizes and uses technology in school, home and
                              community (e.g. switch communication, computer, pencil,
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    refrigerator, Velcro, fire truck).
                              Demonstrates an observable behavioral change when
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    stimulated (tactile, auditory, visual).
                              Observes and asks questions about the world around
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    them (e.g. Where does rain come from?).
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   9    Asks questions and explores the world around them.
                              Uses investigations in science to answer different
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   10   questions.
                              Understands that science involves asking and answering
                              questions and comparing the results to what is already
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   12   known.
                              Uses their senses and simple instruments to make
                              observations (e.g. magnifying glasses, balance scales,
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   2    thermometer).
                              Enhances observations by using senses and simple
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    instruments to identify differences in properties.
                              Uses scientific thinking skills (e.g. observing,
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    communicating, classifying, comparing, predicting).
                              Makes predictions based on observations rather than
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    random guesses.
                              Makes specific predictions and observations concerning a
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   8    situation.
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Content Standards
                              Applies basic science process skills (e.g. observing,
                              classifying, measuring, communicating, predicting, and
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   10   inferring).
                              Observes and describes how objects in the world vary
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    greatly in their properties.
                              Observes changes in food from one state to another (e.g.
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    raw to cooked, popcorn).
                              Observes physical changes in matter (e.g. melting,
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    freezing, bending, tearing).
                              Observes how some substances dissolve more easily in
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    hot water rather than cold.
                              Explores magnetism, describes its effect on various
                              materials, observes that magnetic force can pass through
                              various materials and that some magnets have useful
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    applications.
                              Observes simple and complex machines to determine how
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   15   the machines make work easier.
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   11   Observes and cares for pets and/or plants.
                              Describes simple Earth patterns in daily life (e.g. weather
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    observations).

Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   2    Identifies observable objects in the day and night skies.

                              Describes what can be observed in the sky by the unaided
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    eye in the day and at night (e.g. sun, moon, stars).
                              Observes and identifies the basic components of the solar
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    system (e.g. sun, planets).
                              Recognizes and uses technology in school, home and
                              community (e.g. switch communication, computer, pencil,
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    refrigerator, Velcro, fire truck).
                              Demonstrates an observable behavioral change when
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    stimulated (tactile, auditory, visual).
                              Observes and asks questions about the world around
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    them (e.g. Where does rain come from?).
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   9    Asks questions and explores the world around them.
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Content Standards
                              Uses investigations in science to answer different
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   10   questions.
                              Understands that science involves asking and answering
                              questions and comparing the results to what is already
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   12   known.
                              Uses their senses and simple instruments to make
                              observations (e.g. magnifying glasses, balance scales,
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   2    thermometer).
                              Enhances observations by using senses and simple
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    instruments to identify differences in properties.
                              Uses scientific thinking skills (e.g. observing,
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    communicating, classifying, comparing, predicting).
                              Makes predictions based on observations rather than
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    random guesses.
                              Makes specific predictions and observations concerning a
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   8    situation.
                              Applies basic science process skills (e.g. observing,
                              classifying, measuring, communicating, predicting, and
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   10   inferring).
                              Observes and describes how objects in the world vary
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    greatly in their properties.
                              Observes changes in food from one state to another (e.g.
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    raw to cooked, popcorn).
                              Observes physical changes in matter (e.g. melting,
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    freezing, bending, tearing).
                              Observes how some substances dissolve more easily in
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    hot water rather than cold.
                              Explores magnetism, describes its effect on various
                              materials, observes that magnetic force can pass through
                              various materials and that some magnets have useful
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    applications.
                              Observes simple and complex machines to determine how
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   15   the machines make work easier.
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   11   Observes and cares for pets and/or plants.
                              Describes simple Earth patterns in daily life (e.g. weather
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    observations).
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Content Standards

Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   2    Identifies observable objects in the day and night skies.

                              Describes what can be observed in the sky by the unaided
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    eye in the day and at night (e.g. sun, moon, stars).
                              Observes and identifies the basic components of the solar
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    system (e.g. sun, planets).
                              Recognizes and uses technology in school, home and
                              community (e.g. switch communication, computer, pencil,
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    refrigerator, Velcro, fire truck).
                              Demonstrates an observable behavioral change when
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    stimulated (tactile, auditory, visual).
                              Observes and asks questions about the world around
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    them (e.g. Where does rain come from?).
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   9    Asks questions and explores the world around them.
                              Uses investigations in science to answer different
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   10   questions.
                              Understands that science involves asking and answering
                              questions and comparing the results to what is already
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   12   known.
                              Uses their senses and simple instruments to make
                              observations (e.g. magnifying glasses, balance scales,
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   2    thermometer).
                              Enhances observations by using senses and simple
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    instruments to identify differences in properties.
                              Uses scientific thinking skills (e.g. observing,
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    communicating, classifying, comparing, predicting).
                              Makes predictions based on observations rather than
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    random guesses.
                              Makes specific predictions and observations concerning a
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   8    situation.
                              Applies basic science process skills (e.g. observing,
                              classifying, measuring, communicating, predicting, and
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   10   inferring).
                              Observes and describes how objects in the world vary
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    greatly in their properties.
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Content Standards
                              Observes changes in food from one state to another (e.g.
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    raw to cooked, popcorn).
                              Observes physical changes in matter (e.g. melting,
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    freezing, bending, tearing).
                              Observes how some substances dissolve more easily in
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    hot water rather than cold.
                              Explores magnetism, describes its effect on various
                              materials, observes that magnetic force can pass through
                              various materials and that some magnets have useful
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    applications.
                              Observes simple and complex machines to determine how
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   15   the machines make work easier.
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   11   Observes and cares for pets and/or plants.
                              Describes simple Earth patterns in daily life (e.g. weather
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    observations).

Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   2    Identifies observable objects in the day and night skies.

                              Describes what can be observed in the sky by the unaided
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    eye in the day and at night (e.g. sun, moon, stars).
                              Observes and identifies the basic components of the solar
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    system (e.g. sun, planets).
                              Recognizes and uses technology in school, home and
                              community (e.g. switch communication, computer, pencil,
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    refrigerator, Velcro, fire truck).
                              Demonstrates an observable behavioral change when
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    stimulated (tactile, auditory, visual).
                              Observes and asks questions about the world around
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    them (e.g. Where does rain come from?).
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   9    Asks questions and explores the world around them.
                              Uses investigations in science to answer different
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   10   questions.
                              Understands that science involves asking and answering
                              questions and comparing the results to what is already
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   12   known.
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Content Standards
                              Uses their senses and simple instruments to make
                              observations (e.g. magnifying glasses, balance scales,
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   2    thermometer).
                              Enhances observations by using senses and simple
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    instruments to identify differences in properties.
                              Uses scientific thinking skills (e.g. observing,
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    communicating, classifying, comparing, predicting).
                              Makes predictions based on observations rather than
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    random guesses.
                              Makes specific predictions and observations concerning a
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   8    situation.
                              Applies basic science process skills (e.g. observing,
                              classifying, measuring, communicating, predicting, and
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   10   inferring).
                              Observes and describes how objects in the world vary
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    greatly in their properties.
                              Observes changes in food from one state to another (e.g.
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    raw to cooked, popcorn).
                              Observes physical changes in matter (e.g. melting,
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    freezing, bending, tearing).
                              Observes how some substances dissolve more easily in
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    hot water rather than cold.
                              Explores magnetism, describes its effect on various
                              materials, observes that magnetic force can pass through
                              various materials and that some magnets have useful
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   1    applications.
                              Observes simple and complex machines to determine how
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   15   the machines make work easier.
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   11   Observes and cares for pets and/or plants.
                              Describes simple Earth patterns in daily life (e.g. weather
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    observations).

Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   2    Identifies observable objects in the day and night skies.

                              Describes what can be observed in the sky by the unaided
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    eye in the day and at night (e.g. sun, moon, stars).
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Content Standards
                             Observes and identifies the basic components of the solar
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   5   system (e.g. sun, planets).
                             Recognizes and uses technology in school, home and
                             community (e.g. switch communication, computer, pencil,
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   1   refrigerator, Velcro, fire truck).
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Extended and Alternate Standards

About this document: These 'VTS and State Standards' alignments are meant for individual teacher's use in
planning lessons and determining which state standards are addressed in VTS lessons and extension
activities. We DO NOT claim that VTS meets all the standards listed on these documents. They are
designed to narrow, but not eliminate, the standards that could possibly be met through VTS discussions,
adaptations and applications.



Language Arts Functional - 2005

                       Grade
Title                  Code         State ID      State Text
                                                  Looks at objects, pictures, people, and actions being
Grade K lessons 1-7    K-12         4             named.
Grade K lessons 1-7    K-12         6             Asks appropriate questions.
                                                  Listens to a simple story attentively and demonstrates
                                                  enjoyment and awareness by actions or facial or verbal
Grade K lessons 1-7    K-12         7             expressions.
Grade K lessons 1-7    K-12         11            Asks appropriate questions to clarify information.
                                                  Asks different types of questions for different purposes
Grade K lessons 1-7    K-12         16            (e.g. directions, clarification).
                                                  Uses alternate modes of communication (e.g. keyboard,
Grade K lessons 1-7    K-12         5             sign, pictures, etc).
Grade K lessons 1-7    K-12         6             Answers simple "WH" questions.
Grade K lessons 1-7    K-12         10            Uses pictures when telling a story.
                                                  Uses pictures or drawings when telling or retelling
Grade K lessons 1-7    K-12         14            stories.
                                                  Looks at objects, pictures, people, and actions being
Grade K lessons 8-10   K-12         4             named.
Grade K lessons 8-10   K-12         6             Asks appropriate questions.
                                                  Listens to a simple story attentively and demonstrates
                                                  enjoyment and awareness by actions or facial or verbal
Grade K lessons 8-10   K-12         7             expressions.
Grade K lessons 8-10   K-12         11            Asks appropriate questions to clarify information.
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Extended and Alternate Standards
                                   Asks different types of questions for different purposes
Grade K lessons 8-10   K-12   16   (e.g. directions, clarification).
                                   Uses alternate modes of communication (e.g. keyboard,
Grade K lessons 8-10   K-12   5    sign, pictures, etc).
Grade K lessons 8-10   K-12   6    Answers simple "WH" questions.
Grade K lessons 8-10   K-12   10   Uses pictures when telling a story.
                                   Uses pictures or drawings when telling or retelling
Grade K lessons 8-10   K-12   14   stories.
                                   Looks at objects, pictures, people, and actions being
Grade 1 lessons 1-5    K-12   4    named.
Grade 1 lessons 1-5    K-12   6    Asks appropriate questions.
                                   Listens to a simple story attentively and demonstrates
                                   enjoyment and awareness by actions or facial or verbal
Grade 1 lessons 1-5    K-12   7    expressions.
Grade 1 lessons 1-5    K-12   11   Asks appropriate questions to clarify information.
                                   Asks different types of questions for different purposes
Grade 1 lessons 1-5    K-12   16   (e.g. directions, clarification).
                                   Uses alternate modes of communication (e.g. keyboard,
Grade 1 lessons 1-5    K-12   5    sign, pictures, etc).
Grade 1 lessons 1-5    K-12   6    Answers simple "WH" questions.
Grade 1 lessons 1-5    K-12   10   Uses pictures when telling a story.
                                   Uses pictures or drawings when telling or retelling
Grade 1 lessons 1-5    K-12   14   stories.
                                   Looks at objects, pictures, people, and actions being
Grade 1 lessons 6-10   K-12   4    named.
Grade 1 lessons 6-10   K-12   6    Asks appropriate questions.
                                   Listens to a simple story attentively and demonstrates
                                   enjoyment and awareness by actions or facial or verbal
Grade 1 lessons 6-10   K-12   7    expressions.
Grade 1 lessons 6-10   K-12   11   Asks appropriate questions to clarify information.
                                   Asks different types of questions for different purposes
Grade 1 lessons 6-10   K-12   16   (e.g. directions, clarification).
                                   Uses alternate modes of communication (e.g. keyboard,
Grade 1 lessons 6-10   K-12   5    sign, pictures, etc).
Grade 1 lessons 6-10   K-12   6    Answers simple "WH" questions.
Grade 1 lessons 6-10   K-12   10   Uses pictures when telling a story.
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Extended and Alternate Standards
                                   Uses pictures or drawings when telling or retelling
Grade 1 lessons 6-10   K-12   14   stories.
                                   Looks at objects, pictures, people, and actions being
Grade 2 lessons 1-2    K-12   4    named.
Grade 2 lessons 1-2    K-12   6    Asks appropriate questions.
                                   Listens to a simple story attentively and demonstrates
                                   enjoyment and awareness by actions or facial or verbal
Grade 2 lessons 1-2    K-12   7    expressions.
Grade 2 lessons 1-2    K-12   11   Asks appropriate questions to clarify information.
                                   Asks different types of questions for different purposes
Grade 2 lessons 1-2    K-12   16   (e.g. directions, clarification).
                                   Uses alternate modes of communication (e.g. keyboard,
Grade 2 lessons 1-2    K-12   5    sign, pictures, etc).
Grade 2 lessons 1-2    K-12   6    Answers simple "WH" questions.
Grade 2 lessons 1-2    K-12   10   Uses pictures when telling a story.
                                   Uses pictures or drawings when telling or retelling
Grade 2 lessons 1-2    K-12   14   stories.
                                   Looks at objects, pictures, people, and actions being
Grade 2 lessons 3-4    K-12   4    named.
Grade 2 lessons 3-4    K-12   6    Asks appropriate questions.
                                   Listens to a simple story attentively and demonstrates
                                   enjoyment and awareness by actions or facial or verbal
Grade 2 lessons 3-4    K-12   7    expressions.
Grade 2 lessons 3-4    K-12   11   Asks appropriate questions to clarify information.
                                   Asks different types of questions for different purposes
Grade 2 lessons 3-4    K-12   16   (e.g. directions, clarification).
                                   Uses alternate modes of communication (e.g. keyboard,
Grade 2 lessons 3-4    K-12   5    sign, pictures, etc).
Grade 2 lessons 3-4    K-12   6    Answers simple "WH" questions.
Grade 2 lessons 3-4    K-12   10   Uses pictures when telling a story.
                                   Uses pictures or drawings when telling or retelling
Grade 2 lessons 3-4    K-12   14   stories.
                                   Looks at objects, pictures, people, and actions being
Grade 2 lessons 5-6    K-12   4    named.
Grade 2 lessons 5-6    K-12   6    Asks appropriate questions.
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Extended and Alternate Standards
                                   Listens to a simple story attentively and demonstrates
                                   enjoyment and awareness by actions or facial or verbal
Grade 2 lessons 5-6    K-12   7    expressions.
Grade 2 lessons 5-6    K-12   11   Asks appropriate questions to clarify information.
                                   Asks different types of questions for different purposes
Grade 2 lessons 5-6    K-12   16   (e.g. directions, clarification).
                                   Uses alternate modes of communication (e.g. keyboard,
Grade 2 lessons 5-6    K-12   5    sign, pictures, etc).
Grade 2 lessons 5-6    K-12   6    Answers simple "WH" questions.
Grade 2 lessons 5-6    K-12   10   Uses pictures when telling a story.
                                   Uses pictures or drawings when telling or retelling
Grade 2 lessons 5-6    K-12   14   stories.
                                   Looks at objects, pictures, people, and actions being
Grade 2 lessons 7-8    K-12   4    named.
Grade 2 lessons 7-8    K-12   6    Asks appropriate questions.
                                   Listens to a simple story attentively and demonstrates
                                   enjoyment and awareness by actions or facial or verbal
Grade 2 lessons 7-8    K-12   7    expressions.
Grade 2 lessons 7-8    K-12   11   Asks appropriate questions to clarify information.
                                   Asks different types of questions for different purposes
Grade 2 lessons 7-8    K-12   16   (e.g. directions, clarification).
                                   Uses alternate modes of communication (e.g. keyboard,
Grade 2 lessons 7-8    K-12   5    sign, pictures, etc).
Grade 2 lessons 7-8    K-12   6    Answers simple "WH" questions.
Grade 2 lessons 7-8    K-12   10   Uses pictures when telling a story.
                                   Uses pictures or drawings when telling or retelling
Grade 2 lessons 7-8    K-12   14   stories.
                                   Looks at objects, pictures, people, and actions being
Grade 2 lessons 9-10   K-12   4    named.
Grade 2 lessons 9-10   K-12   6    Asks appropriate questions.
                                   Listens to a simple story attentively and demonstrates
                                   enjoyment and awareness by actions or facial or verbal
Grade 2 lessons 9-10   K-12   7    expressions.
Grade 2 lessons 9-10   K-12   11   Asks appropriate questions to clarify information.
                                   Asks different types of questions for different purposes
Grade 2 lessons 9-10   K-12   16   (e.g. directions, clarification).
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Extended and Alternate Standards
                                   Uses alternate modes of communication (e.g. keyboard,
Grade 2 lessons 9-10   K-12   5    sign, pictures, etc).
Grade 2 lessons 9-10   K-12   6    Answers simple "WH" questions.
Grade 2 lessons 9-10   K-12   10   Uses pictures when telling a story.
                                   Uses pictures or drawings when telling or retelling
Grade 2 lessons 9-10   K-12   14   stories.
                                   Looks at objects, pictures, people, and actions being
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5        K-12   4    named.
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5        K-12   6    Asks appropriate questions.
                                   Listens to a simple story attentively and demonstrates
                                   enjoyment and awareness by actions or facial or verbal
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5        K-12   7    expressions.
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5        K-12   11   Asks appropriate questions to clarify information.
                                   Asks different types of questions for different purposes
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5        K-12   16   (e.g. directions, clarification).
                                   Uses alternate modes of communication (e.g. keyboard,
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5        K-12   5    sign, pictures, etc).
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5        K-12   6    Answers simple "WH" questions.
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5        K-12   10   Uses pictures when telling a story.
                                   Uses pictures or drawings when telling or retelling
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5        K-12   14   stories.
                                   Looks at objects, pictures, people, and actions being
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5        K-12   4    named.
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5        K-12   6    Asks appropriate questions.
                                   Listens to a simple story attentively and demonstrates
                                   enjoyment and awareness by actions or facial or verbal
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5        K-12   7    expressions.
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5        K-12   11   Asks appropriate questions to clarify information.
                                   Asks different types of questions for different purposes
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5        K-12   16   (e.g. directions, clarification).
                                   Uses alternate modes of communication (e.g. keyboard,
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5        K-12   5    sign, pictures, etc).
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5        K-12   6    Answers simple "WH" questions.
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5        K-12   10   Uses pictures when telling a story.
                                   Uses pictures or drawings when telling or retelling
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5        K-12   14   stories.
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Extended and Alternate Standards
                              Looks at objects, pictures, people, and actions being
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    named.
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   K-12   6    Asks appropriate questions.
                              Listens to a simple story attentively and demonstrates
                              enjoyment and awareness by actions or facial or verbal
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    expressions.
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   K-12   11   Asks appropriate questions to clarify information.
                              Asks different types of questions for different purposes
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   K-12   16   (e.g. directions, clarification).
                              Uses alternate modes of communication (e.g. keyboard,
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    sign, pictures, etc).
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   K-12   6    Answers simple "WH" questions.
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   K-12   10   Uses pictures when telling a story.
                              Uses pictures or drawings when telling or retelling
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   K-12   14   stories.
                              Looks at objects, pictures, people, and actions being
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    named.
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   6    Asks appropriate questions.
                              Listens to a simple story attentively and demonstrates
                              enjoyment and awareness by actions or facial or verbal
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    expressions.
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   11   Asks appropriate questions to clarify information.
                              Asks different types of questions for different purposes
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   16   (e.g. directions, clarification).
                              Uses alternate modes of communication (e.g. keyboard,
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    sign, pictures, etc).
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   6    Answers simple "WH" questions.
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   10   Uses pictures when telling a story.
                              Uses pictures or drawings when telling or retelling
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   K-12   14   stories.
                              Looks at objects, pictures, people, and actions being
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    named.
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   6    Asks appropriate questions.
                              Listens to a simple story attentively and demonstrates
                              enjoyment and awareness by actions or facial or verbal
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    expressions.
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Extended and Alternate Standards
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   11   Asks appropriate questions to clarify information.
                              Asks different types of questions for different purposes
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   16   (e.g. directions, clarification).
                              Uses alternate modes of communication (e.g. keyboard,
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    sign, pictures, etc).
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   6    Answers simple "WH" questions.
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   10   Uses pictures when telling a story.
                              Uses pictures or drawings when telling or retelling
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   K-12   14   stories.
                              Looks at objects, pictures, people, and actions being
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    named.
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   6    Asks appropriate questions.
                              Listens to a simple story attentively and demonstrates
                              enjoyment and awareness by actions or facial or verbal
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    expressions.
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   11   Asks appropriate questions to clarify information.
                              Asks different types of questions for different purposes
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   16   (e.g. directions, clarification).
                              Uses alternate modes of communication (e.g. keyboard,
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    sign, pictures, etc).
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   6    Answers simple "WH" questions.
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   10   Uses pictures when telling a story.
                              Uses pictures or drawings when telling or retelling
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   K-12   14   stories.
                              Writes to accomplish different purposes (e.g. share,
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    inform, invite).
                              Progressively (trace, dots, model, independently)
                              demonstrates the ability to write letters, one's name and
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   8    other words.
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   14   Writes complete sentences for a specific purpose.
                              Uses descriptive words when writing about people,
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   15   places, things, and events.
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    Writes to organize information and ideas.

                              Uses writing to demonstrate understanding of various
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   6    topics in science, social studies, and mathematics.
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Extended and Alternate Standards
                              Looks at objects, pictures, people, and actions being
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    named.
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   6    Asks appropriate questions.
                              Listens to a simple story attentively and demonstrates
                              enjoyment and awareness by actions or facial or verbal
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    expressions.
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   11   Asks appropriate questions to clarify information.
                              Asks different types of questions for different purposes
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   16   (e.g. directions, clarification).
                              Uses alternate modes of communication (e.g. keyboard,
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    sign, pictures, etc).
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   6    Answers simple "WH" questions.
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   10   Uses pictures when telling a story.
                              Uses pictures or drawings when telling or retelling
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   K-12   14   stories.
                              Writes to accomplish different purposes (e.g. share,
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    inform, invite).
                              Progressively (trace, dots, model, independently)
                              demonstrates the ability to write letters, one's name and
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   8    other words.
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   14   Writes complete sentences for a specific purpose.
                              Uses descriptive words when writing about people,
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   15   places, things, and events.
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    Writes to organize information and ideas.

                              Uses writing to demonstrate understanding of various
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   6    topics in science, social studies, and mathematics.
                              Looks at objects, pictures, people, and actions being
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    named.
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   6    Asks appropriate questions.
                              Listens to a simple story attentively and demonstrates
                              enjoyment and awareness by actions or facial or verbal
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    expressions.
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   11   Asks appropriate questions to clarify information.
                              Asks different types of questions for different purposes
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   16   (e.g. directions, clarification).
VTS and South Dakota State Functional Extended and Alternate Standards
                              Uses alternate modes of communication (e.g. keyboard,
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    sign, pictures, etc).
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   6    Answers simple "WH" questions.
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   10   Uses pictures when telling a story.
                              Uses pictures or drawings when telling or retelling
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   K-12   14   stories.
                              Looks at objects, pictures, people, and actions being
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   4    named.
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   6    Asks appropriate questions.
                              Listens to a simple story attentively and demonstrates
                              enjoyment and awareness by actions or facial or verbal
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   7    expressions.
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   11   Asks appropriate questions to clarify information.
                              Asks different types of questions for different purposes
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   16   (e.g. directions, clarification).
                              Uses alternate modes of communication (e.g. keyboard,
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   5    sign, pictures, etc).
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   6    Answers simple "WH" questions.
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   10   Uses pictures when telling a story.
                              Uses pictures or drawings when telling or retelling
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   K-12   14   stories.
VTS and South Dakota State Content Standards

About this document: These 'VTS and State Standards' alignments are meant for individual teacher's use in
planning lessons and determining which state standards are addressed in VTS lessons and extension activities.
We DO NOT claim that VTS meets all the standards listed on these documents. They are designed to narrow,
but not eliminate, the standards that could possibly be met through VTS discussions, adaptations and
applications.


Writing - 2007

                       Grade
Title                  Code          State ID     State Text
Grade 1 lessons 1-5    1             1.LVS.1.6    Students can answer questions related to the topic.
Grade 1 lessons 6-10   1             1.LVS.1.6    Students can answer questions related to the topic.
                                                  Students can follow the rules of conversation and respond
Grade 2 lessons 1-2    2             2.LVS.1.2    appropriately.
                                                  Students can ask and respond to questions related to the
Grade 2 lessons 1-2    2             2.LVS.1.6    topic.
Grade 2 lessons 3-4    1             1.LVS.1.6    Students can answer questions related to the topic.
                                                  Students can follow the rules of conversation and respond
Grade 2 lessons 5-6    2             2.LVS.1.2    appropriately.
                                                  Students can ask and respond to questions related to the
Grade 2 lessons 5-6    2             2.LVS.1.6    topic.
                                                  Students can follow the rules of conversation and respond
Grade 2 lessons 7-8    2             2.LVS.1.2    appropriately.
                                                  Students can ask and respond to questions related to the
Grade 2 lessons 7-8    2             2.LVS.1.6    topic.
                                                  Students can follow the rules of conversation and respond
Grade 2 lessons 9-10   2             2.LVS.1.2    appropriately.
                                                  Students can ask and respond to questions related to the
Grade 2 lessons 9-10   2             2.LVS.1.6    topic.
                                                  Students can incorporate expanding vocabularies into a
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5        4             4.LVS.1.4    formal presentation.
                                                  Students can select and organize relevant information
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5        5             5.LVS.1.3    gathered through listening and viewing.
VTS and South Dakota State Content Standards
                                  Students can incorporate expanding vocabularies into a
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   4   4.LVS.1.4   formal presentation.
                                  Students can select and organize relevant information
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   5   5.LVS.1.3   gathered through listening and viewing.
                                  Students can incorporate expanding vocabularies into a
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   4   4.LVS.1.4   formal presentation.
                                  Students can select and organize relevant information
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   5   5.LVS.1.3   gathered through listening and viewing.
                                  Students can incorporate expanding vocabularies into a
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   4   4.LVS.1.4   formal presentation.
                                  Students can select and organize relevant information
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   5   5.LVS.1.3   gathered through listening and viewing.
                                  Students can incorporate expanding vocabularies into a
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   4   4.LVS.1.4   formal presentation.
                                  Students can select and organize relevant information
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   5   5.LVS.1.3   gathered through listening and viewing.
                                  Students can incorporate expanding vocabularies into a
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   4   4.LVS.1.4   formal presentation.
                                  Students can select and organize relevant information
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   5   5.LVS.1.3   gathered through listening and viewing.
                                  Students can write in manuscript and/or cursive with proper
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   3   3.W.2.3     spacing of words and sentences.
                                  Students can incorporate expanding vocabularies into a
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   4   4.LVS.1.4   formal presentation.
                                  Students can compose narrative, descriptive, expository,
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   5   5.W.1.1     and persuasive text of one paragraph.
                                  Students can express ideas; reflect on personal thoughts,
                                  opinions, and observations; and respond to literature
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   5   5.W.1.2     through writing.
                                  Students can select and organize relevant information
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   5   5.LVS.1.3   gathered through listening and viewing.
                                  Students can write in manuscript and/or cursive with proper
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   3   3.W.2.3     spacing of words and sentences.
                                  Students can incorporate expanding vocabularies into a
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   4   4.LVS.1.4   formal presentation.
VTS and South Dakota State Content Standards
                                  Students can compose narrative, descriptive, expository,
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   5   5.W.1.1     and persuasive text of one paragraph.
                                  Students can express ideas; reflect on personal thoughts,
                                  opinions, and observations; and respond to literature
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   5   5.W.1.2     through writing.
                                  Students can select and organize relevant information
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   5   5.LVS.1.3   gathered through listening and viewing.
                                  Students can incorporate expanding vocabularies into a
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   4   4.LVS.1.4   formal presentation.
                                  Students can select and organize relevant information
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   5   5.LVS.1.3   gathered through listening and viewing.
VTS and South Dakota State Content Standards

About this document: These 'VTS and State Standards' alignments are meant for individual teacher's
use in planning lessons and determining which state standards are addressed in VTS lessons and
extension activities. We DO NOT claim that VTS meets all the standards listed on these documents.
They are designed to narrow, but not eliminate, the standards that could possibly be met through VTS
discussions, adaptations and applications.


Social Studies - 2006

                  Grade
Title             Code         State ID     State Text

                                            Identify water issues, farming and ranching issues, and
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   4            0            Native American and non-Native American relationships.
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   4            0            Identify urban/rural population changes.
VTS and South Dakota State Content Standards

About this document: These 'VTS and State Standards' alignments are meant for individual teacher's use in
planning lessons and determining which state standards are addressed in VTS lessons and extension
activities. We DO NOT claim that VTS meets all the standards listed on these documents. They are designed
to narrow, but not eliminate, the standards that could possibly be met through VTS discussions, adaptations
and applications.


Science - 2005

                       Grade
Title                  Code          State ID     State Text
                                                  Students are able to use scientific thinking skills of
Grade K lessons 1-7    K             0            observing and communicating.
                                                  Use their senses and simple instruments/tools to make
Grade K lessons 1-7    K             0            observations.

Grade K lessons 1-7    K             0            Students are able to observe physical changes in matter.
                                                  Students are able to use scientific thinking skills of
Grade K lessons 8-10   K             0            observing and communicating.
                                                  Use their senses and simple instruments/tools to make
Grade K lessons 8-10   K             0            observations.

Grade K lessons 8-10   K             0            Students are able to observe physical changes in matter.
                                                  Use scientific thinking skills of observing, communicating,
Grade 1 lessons 1-5    1             0            and comparing.
                                                  Enhance observations by using senses and simple
Grade 1 lessons 1-5    1             0            instruments/tools to identify differences in properties.
                                                  Students are able to categorize objects by physical
Grade 1 lessons 1-5    1             1.P.1.1      attributes such as color, size, and shape.
                                                  Students are able to compare objects in terms of heavier
Grade 1 lessons 1-5    1             1.P.1.2      or lighter.
                                                  Use scientific thinking skills of observing, communicating,
Grade 1 lessons 6-10   1             0            and comparing.
VTS and South Dakota State Content Standards
                                      Enhance observations by using senses and simple
Grade 1 lessons 6-10    1   0         instruments/tools to identify differences in properties.
                                      Students are able to categorize objects by physical
Grade 1 lessons 6-10    1   1.P.1.1   attributes such as color, size, and shape.
                                      Students are able to compare objects in terms of heavier
Grade 1 lessons 6-10    1   1.P.1.2   or lighter.
                                      Use scientific thinking skills of observing, communicating,
Grade 2 lessons 1-2     2   0         classifying, and comparing.
                                      Make predictions based on observations rather than
Grade 2 lessons 1-2     2   0         random guesses.
                                      Use scientific thinking skills of observing, communicating,
Grade 2 lessons 3-4     1   0         and comparing.
                                      Enhance observations by using senses and simple
Grade 2 lessons 3-4     1   0         instruments/tools to identify differences in properties.
                                      Students are able to categorize objects by physical
Grade 2 lessons 3-4     1   1.P.1.1   attributes such as color, size, and shape.
                                      Students are able to compare objects in terms of heavier
Grade 2 lessons 3-4     1   1.P.1.2   or lighter.
                                      Use scientific thinking skills of observing, communicating,
Grade 2 lessons 5-6     2   0         classifying, and comparing.
                                      Make predictions based on observations rather than
Grade 2 lessons 5-6     2   0         random guesses.
                                      Use scientific thinking skills of observing, communicating,
Grade 2 lessons 7-8     2   0         classifying, and comparing.
                                      Make predictions based on observations rather than
Grade 2 lessons 7-8     2   0         random guesses.
                                      Use scientific thinking skills of observing, communicating,
Grade 2 lessons 9-10    2   0         classifying, and comparing.
                                      Make predictions based on observations rather than
Grade 2 lessons 9-10    2   0         random guesses.
                                      Explain science as a process involving asking and
Lesson   1   Gr   3-5   3   0         answering questions.
Lesson   1   Gr   3-5   3   0         Make observations.
Lesson   1   Gr   3-5   3   0         Define the five senses.
Lesson   1   Gr   3-5   3   0         Give examples of kinds of communication.
VTS and South Dakota State Content Standards
                                Describe science as the process of asking and answering
                                questions and comparing the results to what is already
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5         4   0   known.
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5         4   0   Make observations.
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5         5   0   Make observations.
                                Explain science as a process involving asking and
Lesson   2   Gr   3-5   3   0   answering questions.
Lesson   2   Gr   3-5   3   0   Make observations.
Lesson   2   Gr   3-5   3   0   Define the five senses.
Lesson   2   Gr   3-5   3   0   Give examples of kinds of communication.
                                Describe science as the process of asking and answering
                                questions and comparing the results to what is already
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5         4   0   known.
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5         4   0   Make observations.
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5         5   0   Make observations.
                                Explain science as a process involving asking and
Lesson   3   Gr   3-5   3   0   answering questions.
Lesson   3   Gr   3-5   3   0   Make observations.
Lesson   3   Gr   3-5   3   0   Define the five senses.
Lesson   3   Gr   3-5   3   0   Give examples of kinds of communication.
                                Describe science as the process of asking and answering
                                questions and comparing the results to what is already
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5         4   0   known.
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5         4   0   Make observations.
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5         5   0   Make observations.
                                Explain science as a process involving asking and
Lesson   4   Gr   3-5   3   0   answering questions.
Lesson   4   Gr   3-5   3   0   Make observations.
Lesson   4   Gr   3-5   3   0   Define the five senses.
Lesson   4   Gr   3-5   3   0   Give examples of kinds of communication.
                                Describe science as the process of asking and answering
                                questions and comparing the results to what is already
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5         4   0   known.
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5         4   0   Make observations.
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5         5   0   Make observations.
VTS and South Dakota State Content Standards
                                Explain science as a process involving asking and
Lesson   5   Gr   3-5   3   0   answering questions.
Lesson   5   Gr   3-5   3   0   Make observations.
Lesson   5   Gr   3-5   3   0   Define the five senses.
Lesson   5   Gr   3-5   3   0   Give examples of kinds of communication.
                                Describe science as the process of asking and answering
                                questions and comparing the results to what is already
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5         4   0   known.
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5         4   0   Make observations.
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5         5   0   Make observations.
                                Explain science as a process involving asking and
Lesson   6   Gr   3-5   3   0   answering questions.
Lesson   6   Gr   3-5   3   0   Make observations.
Lesson   6   Gr   3-5   3   0   Define the five senses.
Lesson   6   Gr   3-5   3   0   Give examples of kinds of communication.
                                Describe science as the process of asking and answering
                                questions and comparing the results to what is already
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5         4   0   known.
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5         4   0   Make observations.
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5         5   0   Make observations.
                                Explain science as a process involving asking and
Lesson   7   Gr   3-5   3   0   answering questions.
Lesson   7   Gr   3-5   3   0   Make observations.
Lesson   7   Gr   3-5   3   0   Define the five senses.
Lesson   7   Gr   3-5   3   0   Give examples of kinds of communication.
                                Describe science as the process of asking and answering
                                questions and comparing the results to what is already
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5         4   0   known.
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5         4   0   Make observations.
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5         5   0   Make observations.
                                Explain science as a process involving asking and
Lesson   8   Gr   3-5   3   0   answering questions.
Lesson   8   Gr   3-5   3   0   Make observations.
Lesson   8   Gr   3-5   3   0   Define the five senses.
Lesson   8   Gr   3-5   3   0   Give examples of kinds of communication.
VTS and South Dakota State Content Standards
                                Describe science as the process of asking and answering
                                questions and comparing the results to what is already
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5         4   0   known.
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5         4   0   Make observations.
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5         5   0   Make observations.
                                Explain science as a process involving asking and
Lesson   9   Gr   3-5   3   0   answering questions.
Lesson   9   Gr   3-5   3   0   Make observations.
Lesson   9   Gr   3-5   3   0   Define the five senses.
Lesson   9   Gr   3-5   3   0   Give examples of kinds of communication.
                                Describe science as the process of asking and answering
                                questions and comparing the results to what is already
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5         4   0   known.
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5         4   0   Make observations.
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5         5   0   Make observations.
VTS and South Dakota State Content Standards

About this document: These 'VTS and State Standards' alignments are meant for individual teacher's
use in planning lessons and determining which state standards are addressed in VTS lessons and
extension activities. We DO NOT claim that VTS meets all the standards listed on these documents.
They are designed to narrow, but not eliminate, the standards that could possibly be met through VTS
discussions, adaptations and applications.



Reading - 2007

                  Grade
Title             Code         State ID      State Text

                                             Students can respond to ideas and attitudes expressed in
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5         3      3.R.4.1       multicultural and historical texts by making connections.

                                             Students can respond to ideas and attitudes expressed in
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5         3      3.R.4.1       multicultural and historical texts by making connections.

                                             Students can respond to ideas and attitudes expressed in
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5         3      3.R.4.1       multicultural and historical texts by making connections.

                                             Students can respond to ideas and attitudes expressed in
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5         3      3.R.4.1       multicultural and historical texts by making connections.

                                             Students can respond to ideas and attitudes expressed in
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5         3      3.R.4.1       multicultural and historical texts by making connections.

                                             Students can respond to ideas and attitudes expressed in
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5         3      3.R.4.1       multicultural and historical texts by making connections.

                                             Students can respond to ideas and attitudes expressed in
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5         3      3.R.4.1       multicultural and historical texts by making connections.
VTS and South Dakota State Content Standards

                                Students can respond to ideas and attitudes expressed in
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   3   3.R.4.1   multicultural and historical texts by making connections.

                                Students can respond to ideas and attitudes expressed in
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   3   3.R.4.1   multicultural and historical texts by making connections.

								
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