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Alignment to Colorado's Science, Math Social Studies Standards based by vap12861

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									                     Alignment to Colorado’s
           Science, Math & Social Studies Standards
                 based on the story text and the
         “For Creative Minds” (FCM) educational section



ABC Safari                          Mother Osprey
Animals are Sleeping                My Even Day
Baby Owl’s Rescue                   My Half Day
The Best Nest                       Ocean Hide and Seek
Blackberry Banquet                  Ocean Seasons
Burro's Tortillas                   Octavia
Carolina's Story                    One Odd Day
Christmas Eve Blizzard              One Wolf Howls
Count Down to Fall                  Paws, Claws, Hands and Feet
Day in a Salt Marsh                 Pieces of Another World
Giraffe Who Was Afraid of Heights   Rainforest Grew All Around
Happy Birthday to Whooo?            River Beds
Henry, the Impatient Heron          Saturn for my Birthday
How the Moon Regained Her Shape     Sort it Out!
If a Dolphin Were a Fish            Tudley Didn't Know
If You Were a Parrot                Turtle Summer
In Arctic Waters                    Turtles in my Sandbox
In My Backyard                      ’Twas the Day Before Zoo Day
Julie the Rockhound                 Water Beds
Kersplatypus                        What’s New at the Zoo?
Little Skink's Tails                Where Should Turtle Be?
Loon Chase                          Whistling Wings
Moose and Magpie
              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              there are similarities and differences between organisms (for
SC-3.3-5.8.   example: plants vs. animals, vertebrate vs. invertebrate)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)


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              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              there are similarities and differences between organisms (for
SC-3.3-5.8.   example: plants vs. animals, vertebrate vs. invertebrate)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)


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              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              life cycles vary from organism to organism (for example: frog,
SC-3.3-5.5.   chicken, butterfly, radish, bean plant)
              there are similarities and differences between organisms (for
SC-3.3-5.8.   example: plants vs. animals, vertebrate vs. invertebrate)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              offspring have characteristics that are similar to but not exactly like
SC-3.K-2.2.   their parents
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)


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              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              life cycles vary from organism to organism (for example: frog,
SC-3.3-5.5.   chicken, butterfly, radish, bean plant)
              there are similarities and differences between organisms (for
SC-3.3-5.8.   example: plants vs. animals, vertebrate vs. invertebrate)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              offspring have characteristics that are similar to but not exactly like
SC-3.K-2.2.   their parents
              there are similarities and differences in growth and development of
SC-3.K-2.4.   organisms (for example: insect, plant, mammal)
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)


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              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              describing the role of resources in daily life (discussing the recycling
Geo 5.3a      of materials);
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              green plants need energy from sunlight and various raw materials to
SC-3.3-5.2.   live, and animals consume plants and other organisms to live
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)


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              describing how places are connected by the movement of goods
Geo 1.3b      and services, ideas and people; and
              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              Students know the changes that occur in the meaning, use, location,
Geo 5.3       distribution, and importance of resources.
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)
              the Earth and Sun provide a diversity of resources (for example:
SC-4.3-5.8.   soils, fuels, minerals, medicines and food)


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              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              there are similarities and differences between organisms (for
SC-3.3-5.8.   example: plants vs. animals, vertebrate vs. invertebrate)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)


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              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              there are similarities and differences between organisms (for
SC-3.3-5.8.   example: plants vs. animals, vertebrate vs. invertebrate)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)
              our activities are affected by the daily weather and changing
              seasons (for example: types of clothing, travel plans, recreational
SC-4.K-2.4.   activity)


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              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              describing the role of resources in daily life (discussing the recycling
Geo 5.3a      of materials);
              reading and writing whole numbers and knowing place-value
              concepts and numeration through their relationships to counting,
MA1.K-4.2.    ordering, and grouping;
              using numbers to count, to measure, to label, and to indicate
MA-1.K-4.3.   location;
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              green plants need energy from sunlight and various raw materials to
SC-3.3-5.2.   live, and animals consume plants and other organisms to live
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              there are similarities and differences between organisms (for
SC-3.3-5.8.   example: plants vs. animals, vertebrate vs. invertebrate)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)
SC-4.3-5.4.   weather is different from climate
              our activities are affected by the daily weather and changing
              seasons (for example: types of clothing, travel plans, recreational
SC-4.K-2.4.   activity)


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              explaining how Earth-Sun relationships shape climate and
              vegetation patterns (as compared with other regions, polar regions
              receive low amounts of sun's energy and thus support little
Geo 3.1b      vegetation); and
              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              describing the role of resources in daily life (discussing the recycling
Geo 5.3a      of materials);
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              green plants need energy from sunlight and various raw materials to
SC-3.3-5.2.   live, and animals consume plants and other organisms to live
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)
              basic observable patterns and changes in the world can help to
              predict future events based on those patterns (for example:
SC-5.K-2.1.   seasonal weather patterns, day/night)


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              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)


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              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              life cycles vary from organism to organism (for example: frog,
SC-3.3-5.5.   chicken, butterfly, radish, bean plant)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              offspring have characteristics that are similar to but not exactly like
SC-3.K-2.2.   their parents
              there are similarities and differences in growth and development of
SC-3.K-2.4.   organisms (for example: insect, plant, mammal)
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)


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              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              life cycles vary from organism to organism (for example: frog,
SC-3.3-5.5.   chicken, butterfly, radish, bean plant)
              there are similarities and differences between organisms (for
SC-3.3-5.8.   example: plants vs. animals, vertebrate vs. invertebrate)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              offspring have characteristics that are similar to but not exactly like
SC-3.K-2.2.   their parents
              there are similarities and differences in growth and development of
SC-3.K-2.4.   organisms (for example: insect, plant, mammal)
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)


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              there are basic components of the solar system (for example: Sun,
SC-4.3-5.7.   planets, moons)
              the rotation of the Earth on its axis, in relation to the Sun, produces
              the day-and-night cycle and the orbit of the Earth around the Sun
SC-4.3-5.9.   completes one year
              objects can be readily observed in the daytime and nighttime sky
SC-4.K-2.6.   (for example: the Sun, Moon, stars)
              basic observable patterns and changes in the world can help to
              predict future events based on those patterns (for example:
SC-5.K-2.1.   seasonal weather patterns, day/night)


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              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              life cycles vary from organism to organism (for example: frog,
SC-3.3-5.5.   chicken, butterfly, radish, bean plant)
              there are similarities and differences between organisms (for
SC-3.3-5.8.   example: plants vs. animals, vertebrate vs. invertebrate)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)


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              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              there are similarities and differences between organisms (for
SC-3.3-5.8.   example: plants vs. animals, vertebrate vs. invertebrate)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)


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              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              life cycles vary from organism to organism (for example: frog,
SC-3.3-5.5.   chicken, butterfly, radish, bean plant)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              offspring have characteristics that are similar to but not exactly like
SC-3.K-2.2.   their parents
              there are similarities and differences in growth and development of
SC-3.K-2.4.   organisms (for example: insect, plant, mammal)
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)
              the Earth and Sun provide a diversity of resources (for example:
SC-4.3-5.8.   soils, fuels, minerals, medicines and food)


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              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              reading and writing whole numbers and knowing place-value
              concepts and numeration through their relationships to counting,
MA1.K-4.2.    ordering, and grouping;
              using numbers to count, to measure, to label, and to indicate
MA-1.K-4.3.   location;
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              life cycles vary from organism to organism (for example: frog,
SC-3.3-5.5.   chicken, butterfly, radish, bean plant)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              offspring have characteristics that are similar to but not exactly like
SC-3.K-2.2.   their parents
              there are similarities and differences in growth and development of
SC-3.K-2.4.   organisms (for example: insect, plant, mammal)
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)


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              describing the role of resources in daily life (discussing the recycling
Geo 5.3a      of materials);
              many of the Earth’s resources can be conserved, recycled and
SC-4.3-5.3.   depleted
              the Earth and Sun provide a diversity of resources (for example:
SC-4.3-5.8.   soils, fuels, minerals, medicines and food)
              there are different types of Earth’s materials that come in different
SC-4.K-2.1.   shapes and sizes (for example: rocks and soil)


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              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              there are similarities and differences between organisms (for
SC-3.3-5.8.   example: plants vs. animals, vertebrate vs. invertebrate)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)


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              Students know how to use maps, globes, and other geographic tools
              to acquire, process, and report information from a spatial
Geo 1.1       perspective.
              identifying the characteristics and purposes of maps, globes, and
Geo 1.1a      other geographic tools;
              reading and interpreting information from photographs, maps,
Geo 1.1b      globes, graphs, models, and computer programs, if available; and
              displaying information on maps, globes, and geographic models,
              and in graphs, diagrams, and charts (for example; designing map
Geo 1.1c      keys and legends).
Geo 1.2e      identifying a specific location on a map using grids.
              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              using numbers to count, to measure, to label, and to indicate
MA-1.K-4.3.   location;
              solving problems using geometric relationships and spatial
              reasoning (for example, using rectangular coordinates to locate
MA-4.K-4.4.   objects, constructing models of three-dimensional objects); and
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)


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              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              life cycles vary from organism to organism (for example: frog,
SC-3.3-5.5.   chicken, butterfly, radish, bean plant)
              fossils can be compared to one another and to living organisms
SC-3.3-5.6.   according to their similarities and differences
              there are similarities and differences between organisms (for
SC-3.3-5.8.   example: plants vs. animals, vertebrate vs. invertebrate)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              offspring have characteristics that are similar to but not exactly like
SC-3.K-2.2.   their parents
              there are similarities and differences in growth and development of
SC-3.K-2.4.   organisms (for example: insect, plant, mammal)
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)


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              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              life cycles vary from organism to organism (for example: frog,
SC-3.3-5.5.   chicken, butterfly, radish, bean plant)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              offspring have characteristics that are similar to but not exactly like
SC-3.K-2.2.   their parents
              there are similarities and differences in growth and development of
SC-3.K-2.4.   organisms (for example: insect, plant, mammal)
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)


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              Students know how to use maps, globes, and other geographic tools
              to acquire, process, and report information from a spatial
Geo 1.1       perspective.
              identifying the characteristics and purposes of maps, globes, and
Geo 1.1a      other geographic tools;
              reading and interpreting information from photographs, maps,
Geo 1.1b      globes, graphs, models, and computer programs, if available; and
              displaying information on maps, globes, and geographic models,
              and in graphs, diagrams, and charts (for example; designing map
Geo 1.1c      keys and legends).
Geo 1.2e      identifying a specific location on a map using grids.
              using numbers to count, to measure, to label, and to indicate
MA-1.K-4.3.   location;


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                                    One Odd Day
               reading and writing whole numbers and knowing place-value
               concepts and numeration through their relationships to counting,
MA1.K-4.2.     ordering, and grouping;
               reproducing, extending, creating, and describing patterns and
               sequences using a variety of materials (for example, beans,
MA-2.K-4.1.    toothpicks, pattern blocks, calculators, unifix cubes, colored tiles);
               describing patterns and other relationships using tables, graphs, and
MA-2.K-4.12.   open sentences;


                                    My Even Day
               reading and writing whole numbers and knowing place-value
               concepts and numeration through their relationships to counting,
MA1.K-4.2.     ordering, and grouping;
               reproducing, extending, creating, and describing patterns and
               sequences using a variety of materials (for example, beans,
MA-2.K-4.1.    toothpicks, pattern blocks, calculators, unifix cubes, colored tiles);


                                     My Half Day
               demonstrating meanings for whole numbers, and commonly-used
               fractions and decimals (for example, 1/3, 3/4, 0.5, 0.75), and
               representing equivalent forms of the same number through the use
MA1.K-4.1.     of physical models, drawings, calculators, and computers;
               developing, testing, and explaining conjectures about properties of
               whole numbers, and commonly-used fractions and decimals (for
MA-1.K-4.4.    example, 1/3, 3/4, 0.5, 0.75); and


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              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)


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              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              life cycles vary from organism to organism (for example: frog,
SC-3.3-5.5.   chicken, butterfly, radish, bean plant)
              there are similarities and differences between organisms (for
SC-3.3-5.8.   example: plants vs. animals, vertebrate vs. invertebrate)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              offspring have characteristics that are similar to but not exactly like
SC-3.K-2.2.   their parents
              there are similarities and differences in growth and development of
SC-3.K-2.4.   organisms (for example: insect, plant, mammal)
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)
              most of the Earth’s surface is covered by water, that most of the
              water is salt water in the oceans, and that fresh water is found in
SC-4.3-5.5.   rivers, lakes, underground sources and glaciers
              our activities are affected by the daily weather and changing
              seasons (for example: types of clothing, travel plans, recreational
SC-4.K-2.4.   activity)
              basic observable patterns and changes in the world can help to
              predict future events based on those patterns (for example:
SC-5.K-2.1.   seasonal weather patterns, day/night)


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              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)


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              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              reading and writing whole numbers and knowing place-value
              concepts and numeration through their relationships to counting,
MA1.K-4.2.    ordering, and grouping;
              using numbers to count, to measure, to label, and to indicate
MA-1.K-4.3.   location;
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              life cycles vary from organism to organism (for example: frog,
SC-3.3-5.5.   chicken, butterfly, radish, bean plant)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              offspring have characteristics that are similar to but not exactly like
SC-3.K-2.2.   their parents
              there are similarities and differences in growth and development of
SC-3.K-2.4.   organisms (for example: insect, plant, mammal)
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)
              our activities are affected by the daily weather and changing
              seasons (for example: types of clothing, travel plans, recreational
SC-4.K-2.4.   activity)
              basic observable patterns and changes in the world can help to
              predict future events based on those patterns (for example:
SC-5.K-2.1.   seasonal weather patterns, day/night)


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              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)


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              there are basic components of the solar system (for example: Sun,
SC-4.3-5.7.   planets, moons)
              objects can be readily observed in the daytime and nighttime sky
SC-4.K-2.6.   (for example: the Sun, Moon, stars)
              basic observable patterns and changes in the world can help to
              predict future events based on those patterns (for example:
SC-5.K-2.1.   seasonal weather patterns, day/night)


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              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              life cycles vary from organism to organism (for example: frog,
SC-3.3-5.5.   chicken, butterfly, radish, bean plant)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)
              the Earth and Sun provide a diversity of resources (for example:
SC-4.3-5.8.   soils, fuels, minerals, medicines and food)


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                 Sequel to Water Beds: Sleeping in the Ocean

              Students know how to use maps, globes, and other geographic tools
              to acquire, process, and report information from a spatial
Geo 1.1       perspective.
              identifying the characteristics and purposes of maps, globes, and
Geo 1.1a      other geographic tools;
              reading and interpreting information from photographs, maps,
Geo 1.1b      globes, graphs, models, and computer programs, if available; and
              displaying information on maps, globes, and geographic models,
              and in graphs, diagrams, and charts (for example; designing map
Geo 1.1c      keys and legends).
Geo 1.2e      identifying a specific location on a map using grids.
              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              using numbers to count, to measure, to label, and to indicate
MA-1.K-4.3.   location;
              solving problems using geometric relationships and spatial
              reasoning (for example, using rectangular coordinates to locate
MA-4.K-4.4.   objects, constructing models of three-dimensional objects); and
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              there are similarities and differences between organisms (for
SC-3.3-5.8.   example: plants vs. animals, vertebrate vs. invertebrate)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)


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              there are basic components of the solar system (for example: Sun,
SC-4.3-5.7.   planets, moons)
              objects can be readily observed in the daytime and nighttime sky
SC-4.K-2.6.   (for example: the Sun, Moon, stars)


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              generating, analyzing, and making predictions based on data
MA-3.K-4.3.   obtained from surveys and chance devices; and
              solids and liquids (matter) can be identified, compared,
              sorted/classified by their physical properties (for example: size,
SC-2.K-2.1.   shape, texture, flexibility, temperature, color and patterns)


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              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              life cycles vary from organism to organism (for example: frog,
SC-3.3-5.5.   chicken, butterfly, radish, bean plant)
              there are similarities and differences between organisms (for
SC-3.3-5.8.   example: plants vs. animals, vertebrate vs. invertebrate)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              offspring have characteristics that are similar to but not exactly like
SC-3.K-2.2.   their parents
              there are similarities and differences in growth and development of
SC-3.K-2.4.   organisms (for example: insect, plant, mammal)
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)


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              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              life cycles vary from organism to organism (for example: frog,
SC-3.3-5.5.   chicken, butterfly, radish, bean plant)
              there are similarities and differences between organisms (for
SC-3.3-5.8.   example: plants vs. animals, vertebrate vs. invertebrate)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              offspring have characteristics that are similar to but not exactly like
SC-3.K-2.2.   their parents
              there are similarities and differences in growth and development of
SC-3.K-2.4.   organisms (for example: insect, plant, mammal)
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)


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              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              life cycles vary from organism to organism (for example: frog,
SC-3.3-5.5.   chicken, butterfly, radish, bean plant)
              there are similarities and differences in appearance among
SC-3.3-5.7.   individuals of the same population (for example: size, color, shape)
              there are similarities and differences between organisms (for
SC-3.3-5.8.   example: plants vs. animals, vertebrate vs. invertebrate)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              offspring have characteristics that are similar to but not exactly like
SC-3.K-2.2.   their parents
              there are similarities and differences in growth and development of
SC-3.K-2.4.   organisms (for example: insect, plant, mammal)
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)


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              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              there are similarities and differences between organisms (for
SC-3.3-5.8.   example: plants vs. animals, vertebrate vs. invertebrate)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive


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              Prequel to River Beds: Sleeping in the World’s Rivers

              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              there are similarities and differences between organisms (for
SC-3.3-5.8.   example: plants vs. animals, vertebrate vs. invertebrate)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)


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              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              reading and writing whole numbers and knowing place-value
              concepts and numeration through their relationships to counting,
MA1.K-4.2.    ordering, and grouping;
              using numbers to count, to measure, to label, and to indicate
MA-1.K-4.3.   location;
              demonstrating understanding of and proficiency with basic addition,
              subtraction, multiplication, and division facts without the use of a
MA-6.K-4.3.   calculator;
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              life cycles vary from organism to organism (for example: frog,
SC-3.3-5.5.   chicken, butterfly, radish, bean plant)
              there are similarities and differences between organisms (for
SC-3.3-5.8.   example: plants vs. animals, vertebrate vs. invertebrate)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              offspring have characteristics that are similar to but not exactly like
SC-3.K-2.2.   their parents
              there are similarities and differences in growth and development of
SC-3.K-2.4.   organisms (for example: insect, plant, mammal)


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              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              there are similarities and differences between organisms (for
SC-3.3-5.8.   example: plants vs. animals, vertebrate vs. invertebrate)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)


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              Students know the characteristics and distributions of physical
Geo 3.2       systems of land, air, water, plants, and animals.
              each plant or animal has different structures and behaviors that
SC-3.3-5.1.   serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction
              there is interaction and interdependence between and among
              nonliving and living components of ecosystems (for example: food
              webs, symbiotic and parasitic relationships, dependence on rainfall,
SC-3.3-5.4.   pollination)
              life cycles vary from organism to organism (for example: frog,
SC-3.3-5.5.   chicken, butterfly, radish, bean plant)
              there are similarities and differences between organisms (for
SC-3.3-5.8.   example: plants vs. animals, vertebrate vs. invertebrate)
              an organism (plant, animal) is a living thing that has physical
SC-3.K-2.1.   characteristics that help it to survive
              offspring have characteristics that are similar to but not exactly like
SC-3.K-2.2.   their parents
              there are similarities and differences in growth and development of
SC-3.K-2.4.   organisms (for example: insect, plant, mammal)
              organisms interact with each other and with nonliving parts of their
              habitat to meet their basic needs (for example: food, water, air,
SC-3.K-2.5.   shelter, space)
              basic observable patterns and changes in the world can help to
              predict future events based on those patterns (for example:
SC-5.K-2.1.   seasonal weather patterns, day/night)


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