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					VTS and Georgia State Quality Core Curriculum Standards                                                         1


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 - 2002

                        Grade
Title                   Descr         State ID     State Text
Grade 2 lessons 1-2     Grade 2       0            fine arts (music, art, and literature)
                                                   Demonstrates a knowledge of certain words, pictures or
Grade 2 lessons 1-2     Grade 2       19           ideas by grouping them together.
Grade 2 lessons 7-8     Grade 2       0            fine arts (music, art, and literature)
                                                   Demonstrates a knowledge of certain words, pictures or
Grade 2 lessons 7-8     Grade 2       19           ideas by grouping them together.
Grade 2 lessons 9-10    Grade 2       0            fine arts (music, art, and literature)
                                                   Demonstrates a knowledge of certain words, pictures or
Grade 2 lessons 9-10    Grade 2       19           ideas by grouping them together.
                                                   Gathers information through reading, listening, observing
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5         Grade 3       24           and surveying.
                                                   Selects and discusses the main idea from a reading
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5         Grade 3       31           passage or listening activity.
                                                   Gathers information through reading, listening, observing
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5         Grade 4       29           and surveying.
                                                   Analyzes and interprets pictographs, circle graphs, bar
                                                   graphs, diagrams and photographs to answer selected
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5         Grade 4       34           questions at varying levels of difficulty.
                                                   Selects and discusses the main idea from a reading
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5         Grade 4       36           passage or listening activity.
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5         Grade 5       27           Develops outlines through reading, listening or viewing.
                                                   Selects and discusses the main idea from a reading
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5         Grade 5       34           passage or listening activity.
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                                 Gathers information through reading, listening, observing
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   Grade 3   24   and surveying.
                                 Selects and discusses the main idea from a reading
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   Grade 3   31   passage or listening activity.
                                 Gathers information through reading, listening, observing
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   Grade 4   29   and surveying.
                                 Analyzes and interprets pictographs, circle graphs, bar
                                 graphs, diagrams and photographs to answer selected
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   Grade 4   34   questions at varying levels of difficulty.
                                 Selects and discusses the main idea from a reading
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   Grade 4   36   passage or listening activity.
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   Grade 5   27   Develops outlines through reading, listening or viewing.
                                 Selects and discusses the main idea from a reading
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   Grade 5   34   passage or listening activity.
                                 Gathers information through reading, listening, observing
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   Grade 3   24   and surveying.
                                 Selects and discusses the main idea from a reading
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   Grade 3   31   passage or listening activity.
                                 Gathers information through reading, listening, observing
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   Grade 4   29   and surveying.
                                 Analyzes and interprets pictographs, circle graphs, bar
                                 graphs, diagrams and photographs to answer selected
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   Grade 4   34   questions at varying levels of difficulty.
                                 Selects and discusses the main idea from a reading
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   Grade 4   36   passage or listening activity.
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   Grade 5   27   Develops outlines through reading, listening or viewing.
                                 Selects and discusses the main idea from a reading
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   Grade 5   34   passage or listening activity.
                                 Gathers information through reading, listening, observing
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   Grade 3   24   and surveying.
                                 Selects and discusses the main idea from a reading
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   Grade 3   31   passage or listening activity.
                                 Gathers information through reading, listening, observing
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   Grade 4   29   and surveying.
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                                 Analyzes and interprets pictographs, circle graphs, bar
                                 graphs, diagrams and photographs to answer selected
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   Grade 4   34   questions at varying levels of difficulty.
                                 Selects and discusses the main idea from a reading
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   Grade 4   36   passage or listening activity.
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   Grade 5   27   Develops outlines through reading, listening or viewing.
                                 Selects and discusses the main idea from a reading
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   Grade 5   34   passage or listening activity.
                                 Gathers information through reading, listening, observing
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   Grade 3   24   and surveying.
                                 Selects and discusses the main idea from a reading
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   Grade 3   31   passage or listening activity.
                                 Gathers information through reading, listening, observing
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   Grade 4   29   and surveying.
                                 Analyzes and interprets pictographs, circle graphs, bar
                                 graphs, diagrams and photographs to answer selected
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   Grade 4   34   questions at varying levels of difficulty.
                                 Selects and discusses the main idea from a reading
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   Grade 4   36   passage or listening activity.
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   Grade 5   27   Develops outlines through reading, listening or viewing.
                                 Selects and discusses the main idea from a reading
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   Grade 5   34   passage or listening activity.
                                 Gathers information through reading, listening, observing
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   Grade 3   24   and surveying.
                                 Selects and discusses the main idea from a reading
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   Grade 3   31   passage or listening activity.
                                 Gathers information through reading, listening, observing
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   Grade 4   29   and surveying.
                                 Analyzes and interprets pictographs, circle graphs, bar
                                 graphs, diagrams and photographs to answer selected
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   Grade 4   34   questions at varying levels of difficulty.
                                 Selects and discusses the main idea from a reading
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   Grade 4   36   passage or listening activity.
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   Grade 5   27   Develops outlines through reading, listening or viewing.
                                 Selects and discusses the main idea from a reading
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   Grade 5   34   passage or listening activity.
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                                 Gathers information through reading, listening, observing
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Grade 3   24   and surveying.
                                 Selects and discusses the main idea from a reading
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Grade 3   31   passage or listening activity.
                                 Gathers information through reading, listening, observing
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Grade 4   29   and surveying.
                                 Analyzes and interprets pictographs, circle graphs, bar
                                 graphs, diagrams and photographs to answer selected
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Grade 4   34   questions at varying levels of difficulty.
                                 Selects and discusses the main idea from a reading
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Grade 4   36   passage or listening activity.
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Grade 5   27   Develops outlines through reading, listening or viewing.
                                 Selects and discusses the main idea from a reading
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Grade 5   34   passage or listening activity.
                                 Gathers information through reading, listening, observing
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade 3   24   and surveying.
                                 Selects and discusses the main idea from a reading
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade 3   31   passage or listening activity.
                                 Gathers information through reading, listening, observing
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade 4   29   and surveying.
                                 Analyzes and interprets pictographs, circle graphs, bar
                                 graphs, diagrams and photographs to answer selected
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade 4   34   questions at varying levels of difficulty.
                                 Selects and discusses the main idea from a reading
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade 4   36   passage or listening activity.
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade 5   27   Develops outlines through reading, listening or viewing.
                                 Selects and discusses the main idea from a reading
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade 5   34   passage or listening activity.
                                 Gathers information through reading, listening, observing
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   Grade 3   24   and surveying.
                                 Selects and discusses the main idea from a reading
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   Grade 3   31   passage or listening activity.
                                 Gathers information through reading, listening, observing
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   Grade 4   29   and surveying.
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                                 Analyzes and interprets pictographs, circle graphs, bar
                                 graphs, diagrams and photographs to answer selected
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   Grade 4   34   questions at varying levels of difficulty.
                                 Selects and discusses the main idea from a reading
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   Grade 4   36   passage or listening activity.
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   Grade 5   27   Develops outlines through reading, listening or viewing.
                                 Selects and discusses the main idea from a reading
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   Grade 5   34   passage or listening activity.
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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.


English Language Arts - 2004

                         Grade
Title                    Descr         State ID      State Text
                                                     Increases vocabulary to reflect a growing range of
Grade K lessons 1-7     Kindergarten   f             interests and knowledge.
                                                     Increases vocabulary to reflect a growing range of
Grade K lessons 8-10    Kindergarten   f             interests and knowledge.
                                                     Makes connections between texts and/or personal
Grade 1 lessons 1-5     Grade One      f             experiences.
Grade 1 lessons 1-5     Grade One      c             Responds appropriately to orally presented questions.
                                                     Increases vocabulary to reflect a growing range of
Grade 1 lessons 1-5     Grade One      d             interests and knowledge.
                                                     Makes connections between texts and/or personal
Grade 1 lessons 6-10    Grade One      f             experiences.
Grade 1 lessons 6-10    Grade One      c             Responds appropriately to orally presented questions.
                                                     Increases vocabulary to reflect a growing range of
Grade 1 lessons 6-10    Grade One      d             interests and knowledge.
                                                     Makes connections between texts and/or personal
Grade 2 lessons 1-2     Grade Two      h             experiences.
                                                     Interprets information presented and seeks clarification
Grade 2 lessons 1-2     Grade Two      a             when needed.
                                                     Increases vocabulary to reflect a growing range of
Grade 2 lessons 1-2     Grade Two      e             interests and knowledge.
                                                     Makes connections between texts and/or personal
Grade 2 lessons 3-4     Grade One      f             experiences.
Grade 2 lessons 3-4     Grade One      c             Responds appropriately to orally presented questions.
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                                            Increases vocabulary to reflect a growing range of
Grade 2 lessons 3-4     Grade One       d   interests and knowledge.
                                            Makes connections between texts and/or personal
Grade 2 lessons 5-6     Grade Two       h   experiences.
                                            Interprets information presented and seeks clarification
Grade 2 lessons 5-6     Grade Two       a   when needed.
                                            Increases vocabulary to reflect a growing range of
Grade 2 lessons 5-6     Grade Two       e   interests and knowledge.
                                            Makes connections between texts and/or personal
Grade 2 lessons 7-8     Grade Two       h   experiences.
                                            Interprets information presented and seeks clarification
Grade 2 lessons 7-8     Grade Two       a   when needed.
                                            Increases vocabulary to reflect a growing range of
Grade 2 lessons 7-8     Grade Two       e   interests and knowledge.
                                            Makes connections between texts and/or personal
Grade 2 lessons 9-10    Grade Two       h   experiences.
                                            Interprets information presented and seeks clarification
Grade 2 lessons 9-10    Grade Two       a   when needed.
                                            Increases vocabulary to reflect a growing range of
Grade 2 lessons 9-10    Grade Two       e   interests and knowledge.
                                            Makes connections between texts and/or personal
Lesson   1   Gr   3-5   Grade   Three   i   experiences.
Lesson   1   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    g   Makes perceptive and well-developed connections.
Lesson   1   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    b   Asks relevant questions.
Lesson   1   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    c   Responds to questions with appropriate information.
Lesson   1   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    h   Offers own opinion forcefully without domineering.
Lesson   1   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    i   Responds appropriately to comments and questions.
Lesson   1   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    k   Gives reasons in support of opinions expressed.

                                            Clarifies, illustrates, or expands on a response when
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5         Grade Four      l   asked to do so; asks classmates for similar expansions.
                                            Evaluates the role of the media in focusing attention and
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5         Grade Four      b   in forming an opinion.
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5         Grade Five      g   Makes perceptive and well-developed connections.
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                                            Relates new information to prior knowledge and
                                            experience and makes connections to related topics or
Lesson   1   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five    h   information.
Lesson   1   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five    b   Asks relevant questions.
Lesson   1   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five    c   Responds to questions with appropriate information.
Lesson   1   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five    h   Offers own opinion forcefully without domineering.
Lesson   1   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five    i   Responds appropriately to comments and questions.

                                            Clarifies, illustrates, or expands on a response when
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5         Grade Five      l   asked to do so; asks classmates for similar expansions.
                                            Evaluates the role of the media in focusing attention and
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5         Grade Five      b   in forming an opinion.
                                            Makes connections between texts and/or personal
Lesson   2   Gr   3-5   Grade   Three   i   experiences.
Lesson   2   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    g   Makes perceptive and well-developed connections.
Lesson   2   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    b   Asks relevant questions.
Lesson   2   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    c   Responds to questions with appropriate information.
Lesson   2   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    h   Offers own opinion forcefully without domineering.
Lesson   2   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    i   Responds appropriately to comments and questions.
Lesson   2   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    k   Gives reasons in support of opinions expressed.

                                            Clarifies, illustrates, or expands on a response when
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5         Grade Four      l   asked to do so; asks classmates for similar expansions.
                                            Evaluates the role of the media in focusing attention and
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5         Grade Four      b   in forming an opinion.
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5         Grade Five      g   Makes perceptive and well-developed connections.
                                            Relates new information to prior knowledge and
                                            experience and makes connections to related topics or
Lesson   2   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five    h   information.
Lesson   2   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five    b   Asks relevant questions.
Lesson   2   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five    c   Responds to questions with appropriate information.
Lesson   2   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five    h   Offers own opinion forcefully without domineering.
Lesson   2   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five    i   Responds appropriately to comments and questions.

                                            Clarifies, illustrates, or expands on a response when
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5         Grade Five      l   asked to do so; asks classmates for similar expansions.
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                                            Evaluates the role of the media in focusing attention and
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5         Grade Five      b   in forming an opinion.
                                            Makes connections between texts and/or personal
Lesson   3   Gr   3-5   Grade   Three   i   experiences.
Lesson   3   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    g   Makes perceptive and well-developed connections.
Lesson   3   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    b   Asks relevant questions.
Lesson   3   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    c   Responds to questions with appropriate information.
Lesson   3   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    h   Offers own opinion forcefully without domineering.
Lesson   3   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    i   Responds appropriately to comments and questions.
Lesson   3   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    k   Gives reasons in support of opinions expressed.

                                            Clarifies, illustrates, or expands on a response when
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5         Grade Four      l   asked to do so; asks classmates for similar expansions.
                                            Evaluates the role of the media in focusing attention and
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5         Grade Four      b   in forming an opinion.
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5         Grade Five      g   Makes perceptive and well-developed connections.
                                            Relates new information to prior knowledge and
                                            experience and makes connections to related topics or
Lesson   3   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five    h   information.
Lesson   3   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five    b   Asks relevant questions.
Lesson   3   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five    c   Responds to questions with appropriate information.
Lesson   3   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five    h   Offers own opinion forcefully without domineering.
Lesson   3   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five    i   Responds appropriately to comments and questions.

                                            Clarifies, illustrates, or expands on a response when
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5         Grade Five      l   asked to do so; asks classmates for similar expansions.
                                            Evaluates the role of the media in focusing attention and
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5         Grade Five      b   in forming an opinion.
                                            Makes connections between texts and/or personal
Lesson   4   Gr   3-5   Grade   Three   i   experiences.
Lesson   4   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    g   Makes perceptive and well-developed connections.
Lesson   4   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    b   Asks relevant questions.
Lesson   4   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    c   Responds to questions with appropriate information.
Lesson   4   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    h   Offers own opinion forcefully without domineering.
Lesson   4   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    i   Responds appropriately to comments and questions.
Lesson   4   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    k   Gives reasons in support of opinions expressed.
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                                            Clarifies, illustrates, or expands on a response when
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5         Grade Four      l   asked to do so; asks classmates for similar expansions.
                                            Evaluates the role of the media in focusing attention and
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5         Grade Four      b   in forming an opinion.
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5         Grade Five      g   Makes perceptive and well-developed connections.
                                            Relates new information to prior knowledge and
                                            experience and makes connections to related topics or
Lesson   4   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five    h   information.
Lesson   4   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five    b   Asks relevant questions.
Lesson   4   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five    c   Responds to questions with appropriate information.
Lesson   4   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five    h   Offers own opinion forcefully without domineering.
Lesson   4   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five    i   Responds appropriately to comments and questions.

                                            Clarifies, illustrates, or expands on a response when
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5         Grade Five      l   asked to do so; asks classmates for similar expansions.
                                            Evaluates the role of the media in focusing attention and
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5         Grade Five      b   in forming an opinion.
                                            Makes connections between texts and/or personal
Lesson   5   Gr   3-5   Grade   Three   i   experiences.
Lesson   5   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    g   Makes perceptive and well-developed connections.
Lesson   5   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    b   Asks relevant questions.
Lesson   5   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    c   Responds to questions with appropriate information.
Lesson   5   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    h   Offers own opinion forcefully without domineering.
Lesson   5   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    i   Responds appropriately to comments and questions.
Lesson   5   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    k   Gives reasons in support of opinions expressed.

                                            Clarifies, illustrates, or expands on a response when
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5         Grade Four      l   asked to do so; asks classmates for similar expansions.
                                            Evaluates the role of the media in focusing attention and
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5         Grade Four      b   in forming an opinion.
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5         Grade Five      g   Makes perceptive and well-developed connections.
                                            Relates new information to prior knowledge and
                                            experience and makes connections to related topics or
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5         Grade Five      h   information.
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5         Grade Five      b   Asks relevant questions.
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Lesson 5 Gr 3-5         Grade Five      c   Responds to questions with appropriate information.
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5         Grade Five      h   Offers own opinion forcefully without domineering.
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5         Grade Five      i   Responds appropriately to comments and questions.

                                            Clarifies, illustrates, or expands on a response when
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5         Grade Five      l   asked to do so; asks classmates for similar expansions.
                                            Evaluates the role of the media in focusing attention and
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5         Grade Five      b   in forming an opinion.
                                            Makes connections between texts and/or personal
Lesson   6   Gr   3-5   Grade   Three   i   experiences.
Lesson   6   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    g   Makes perceptive and well-developed connections.
Lesson   6   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    b   Asks relevant questions.
Lesson   6   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    c   Responds to questions with appropriate information.
Lesson   6   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    h   Offers own opinion forcefully without domineering.
Lesson   6   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    i   Responds appropriately to comments and questions.
Lesson   6   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    k   Gives reasons in support of opinions expressed.

                                            Clarifies, illustrates, or expands on a response when
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5         Grade Four      l   asked to do so; asks classmates for similar expansions.
                                            Evaluates the role of the media in focusing attention and
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5         Grade Four      b   in forming an opinion.
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5         Grade Five      g   Makes perceptive and well-developed connections.
                                            Relates new information to prior knowledge and
                                            experience and makes connections to related topics or
Lesson   6   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five    h   information.
Lesson   6   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five    b   Asks relevant questions.
Lesson   6   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five    c   Responds to questions with appropriate information.
Lesson   6   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five    h   Offers own opinion forcefully without domineering.
Lesson   6   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five    i   Responds appropriately to comments and questions.

                                            Clarifies, illustrates, or expands on a response when
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5         Grade Five      l   asked to do so; asks classmates for similar expansions.
                                            Evaluates the role of the media in focusing attention and
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5         Grade Five      b   in forming an opinion.
                                            Makes connections between texts and/or personal
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5         Grade Three     i   experiences.
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                                    Captures a reader's interest by setting a purpose and
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Grade Three   a   developing a point of view.
                                    Begins to select a focus and an organizational pattern
                                    based on purpose, genre, expectations, audience, and
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Grade Three   b   length.
                                    Begins to include relevant examples, facts, anecdotes,
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Grade Three   i   and details appropriate to the audience.
                                    Writes legibly in cursive, leaving space between letters in
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Grade Three   n   a word and between words in a sentence.
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    g   Makes perceptive and well-developed connections.
                                    Selects a focus, organizational structure, and a point of
                                    view based on purpose, genre expectations, audience,
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    a   length, and format requirements.
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    e   Excludes extraneous details and inconsistencies.

                                    Engages the reader by establishing a context, creating a
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    a   speaker's voice, and otherwise developing reader interest.
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    b   Frames a central question about an issue or situation.
                                    Creates an organizing structure appropriate to a specific
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    c   purpose, audience, and context.
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    d   Includes appropriate facts and details.
                                    Excludes extraneous details and inappropriate
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    e   information.
                                    Uses a range of appropriate strategies, such as providing
                                    facts and details, describing or analyzing the subject, and
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    f   narrating a relevant anecdote.
                                    Draws from more than one source of information such as
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    g   speakers, books, newspapers, and online materials.
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    h   Provides a sense of closure to the writing.
                                    Supports judgments through references to the text, other
                                    works, authors, or non-print media, or references to
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    c   personal knowledge.
                                    Excludes extraneous details and inappropriate
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    e   information.
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    c   Supports a position with relevant evidence.
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                                           Excludes extraneous details and inappropriate
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5         Grade Four     d   information.
                                           Creates an organizing structure appropriate to a specific
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5         Grade Four     e   purpose, audience, and context.
                                           Writes legibly in cursive, leaving space between letters in
Lesson   7   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four   e   a word and between words in a sentence.
Lesson   7   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four   b   Asks relevant questions.
Lesson   7   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four   c   Responds to questions with appropriate information.
Lesson   7   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four   h   Offers own opinion forcefully without domineering.
Lesson   7   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four   i   Responds appropriately to comments and questions.
Lesson   7   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four   k   Gives reasons in support of opinions expressed.

                                           Clarifies, illustrates, or expands on a response when
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5         Grade Four     l   asked to do so; asks classmates for similar expansions.
                                           Evaluates the role of the media in focusing attention and
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5         Grade Four     b   in forming an opinion.
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5         Grade Five     g   Makes perceptive and well-developed connections.
                                           Relates new information to prior knowledge and
                                           experience and makes connections to related topics or
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5         Grade Five     h   information.
                                           Selects a focus, an organizational structure, and a point of
                                           view based on purpose, genre expectations, audience,
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5         Grade Five     a   length, and format requirements.
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5         Grade Five     e   Excludes extraneous details and inconsistencies.

                                           Engages the reader by establishing a context, creating a
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5         Grade Five     a   speaker's voice, and otherwise developing reader interest.
                                           Develops a controlling idea that conveys a perspective on
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5         Grade Five     b   a subject.
                                           Creates an organizing structure appropriate to a specific
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5         Grade Five     c   purpose, audience, and context.
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5         Grade Five     d   Includes appropriate facts and details.
                                           Excludes extraneous details and inappropriate
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5         Grade Five     e   information.
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                                           Uses a range of appropriate strategies, such as providing
                                           facts and details, describing or analyzing the subject, and
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5         Grade Five     f   narrating a relevant anecdote.
                                           Draws from more than one source of information such as
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5         Grade Five     g   speakers, books, newspapers, and online materials.
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5         Grade Five     h   Provides a sense of closure to the writing.
                                           Lifts the level of language using appropriate strategies
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5         Grade Five     i   including word choice.
                                           Supports judgments through references to the text, other
                                           works, authors or non-print media, or references to
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5         Grade Five     c   personal knowledge.
                                           Excludes extraneous details and inappropriate
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5         Grade Five     e   information.
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5         Grade Five     c   Supports a position with relevant evidence.
                                           Creates an organizing structure appropriate to a specific
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5         Grade Five     d   purpose, audience, and context.
                                           Excludes extraneous details and inappropriate
Lesson   7   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five   f   information.
Lesson   7   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five   b   Asks relevant questions.
Lesson   7   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five   c   Responds to questions with appropriate information.
Lesson   7   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five   h   Offers own opinion forcefully without domineering.
Lesson   7   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five   i   Responds appropriately to comments and questions.

                                           Clarifies, illustrates, or expands on a response when
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5         Grade Five     l   asked to do so; asks classmates for similar expansions.
                                           Evaluates the role of the media in focusing attention and
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5         Grade Five     b   in forming an opinion.
                                           Makes connections between texts and/or personal
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5         Grade Three    i   experiences.
                                           Captures a reader's interest by setting a purpose and
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5         Grade Three    a   developing a point of view.
                                           Begins to select a focus and an organizational pattern
                                           based on purpose, genre, expectations, audience, and
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5         Grade Three    b   length.
                                           Begins to include relevant examples, facts, anecdotes,
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5         Grade Three    i   and details appropriate to the audience.
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                                    Writes legibly in cursive, leaving space between letters in
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Three   n   a word and between words in a sentence.
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    g   Makes perceptive and well-developed connections.
                                    Selects a focus, organizational structure, and a point of
                                    view based on purpose, genre expectations, audience,
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    a   length, and format requirements.
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    e   Excludes extraneous details and inconsistencies.

                                    Engages the reader by establishing a context, creating a
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    a   speaker's voice, and otherwise developing reader interest.
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    b   Frames a central question about an issue or situation.
                                    Creates an organizing structure appropriate to a specific
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    c   purpose, audience, and context.
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    d   Includes appropriate facts and details.
                                    Excludes extraneous details and inappropriate
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    e   information.
                                    Uses a range of appropriate strategies, such as providing
                                    facts and details, describing or analyzing the subject, and
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    f   narrating a relevant anecdote.
                                    Draws from more than one source of information such as
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    g   speakers, books, newspapers, and online materials.
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    h   Provides a sense of closure to the writing.
                                    Supports judgments through references to the text, other
                                    works, authors, or non-print media, or references to
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    c   personal knowledge.
                                    Excludes extraneous details and inappropriate
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    e   information.
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    c   Supports a position with relevant evidence.
                                    Excludes extraneous details and inappropriate
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    d   information.
                                    Creates an organizing structure appropriate to a specific
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    e   purpose, audience, and context.
                                    Writes legibly in cursive, leaving space between letters in
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    e   a word and between words in a sentence.
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    b   Asks relevant questions.
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Four    c   Responds to questions with appropriate information.
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Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Four   h   Offers own opinion forcefully without domineering.
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Four   i   Responds appropriately to comments and questions.
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Four   k   Gives reasons in support of opinions expressed.

                                   Clarifies, illustrates, or expands on a response when
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Four   l   asked to do so; asks classmates for similar expansions.
                                   Evaluates the role of the media in focusing attention and
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Four   b   in forming an opinion.
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Five   g   Makes perceptive and well-developed connections.
                                   Relates new information to prior knowledge and
                                   experience and makes connections to related topics or
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Five   h   information.
                                   Selects a focus, an organizational structure, and a point of
                                   view based on purpose, genre expectations, audience,
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Five   a   length, and format requirements.
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Five   e   Excludes extraneous details and inconsistencies.

                                   Engages the reader by establishing a context, creating a
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Five   a   speaker's voice, and otherwise developing reader interest.
                                   Develops a controlling idea that conveys a perspective on
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Five   b   a subject.
                                   Creates an organizing structure appropriate to a specific
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Five   c   purpose, audience, and context.
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Five   d   Includes appropriate facts and details.
                                   Excludes extraneous details and inappropriate
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Five   e   information.
                                   Uses a range of appropriate strategies, such as providing
                                   facts and details, describing or analyzing the subject, and
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Five   f   narrating a relevant anecdote.
                                   Draws from more than one source of information such as
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Five   g   speakers, books, newspapers, and online materials.
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Five   h   Provides a sense of closure to the writing.
                                   Lifts the level of language using appropriate strategies
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Grade Five   i   including word choice.
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                                            Supports judgments through references to the text, other
                                            works, authors or non-print media, or references to
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5         Grade Five      c   personal knowledge.
                                            Excludes extraneous details and inappropriate
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5         Grade Five      e   information.
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5         Grade Five      c   Supports a position with relevant evidence.
                                            Creates an organizing structure appropriate to a specific
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5         Grade Five      d   purpose, audience, and context.
                                            Excludes extraneous details and inappropriate
Lesson   8   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five    f   information.
Lesson   8   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five    b   Asks relevant questions.
Lesson   8   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five    c   Responds to questions with appropriate information.
Lesson   8   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five    h   Offers own opinion forcefully without domineering.
Lesson   8   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five    i   Responds appropriately to comments and questions.

                                            Clarifies, illustrates, or expands on a response when
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5         Grade Five      l   asked to do so; asks classmates for similar expansions.
                                            Evaluates the role of the media in focusing attention and
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5         Grade Five      b   in forming an opinion.
                                            Makes connections between texts and/or personal
Lesson   9   Gr   3-5   Grade   Three   i   experiences.
Lesson   9   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    g   Makes perceptive and well-developed connections.
Lesson   9   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    b   Asks relevant questions.
Lesson   9   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    c   Responds to questions with appropriate information.
Lesson   9   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    h   Offers own opinion forcefully without domineering.
Lesson   9   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    i   Responds appropriately to comments and questions.
Lesson   9   Gr   3-5   Grade   Four    k   Gives reasons in support of opinions expressed.

                                            Clarifies, illustrates, or expands on a response when
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5         Grade Four      l   asked to do so; asks classmates for similar expansions.
                                            Evaluates the role of the media in focusing attention and
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5         Grade Four      b   in forming an opinion.
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5         Grade Five      g   Makes perceptive and well-developed connections.
                                            Relates new information to prior knowledge and
                                            experience and makes connections to related topics or
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5         Grade Five      h   information.
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Lesson   9   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five   b   Asks relevant questions.
Lesson   9   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five   c   Responds to questions with appropriate information.
Lesson   9   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five   h   Offers own opinion forcefully without domineering.
Lesson   9   Gr   3-5   Grade   Five   i   Responds appropriately to comments and questions.

                                           Clarifies, illustrates, or expands on a response when
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5         Grade Five     l   asked to do so; asks classmates for similar expansions.
                                           Evaluates the role of the media in focusing attention and
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5         Grade Five     b   in forming an opinion.
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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 - 2004

                      Grade
Title                 Descr         State ID     State Text
                                                 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the state and
                                                 national capitol buildings by identifying them from pictures
                                                 and capitals of the United States of America (Washington,
                                                 D.C.) and the state of Georgia (Atlanta) by locating them
Grade 2 lessons 1-2   Grade Two     SS2CG4       on appropriate maps.
                                                 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the state and
                                                 national capitol buildings by identifying them from pictures
                                                 and capitals of the United States of America (Washington,
                                                 D.C.) and the state of Georgia (Atlanta) by locating them
Grade 2 lessons 7-8   Grade Two     SS2CG4       on appropriate maps.
                                                 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the state and
                                                 national capitol buildings by identifying them from pictures
                                                 and capitals of the United States of America (Washington,
                                                 D.C.) and the state of Georgia (Atlanta) by locating them
Grade 2 lessons 9-10 Grade Two      SS2CG4       on appropriate maps.
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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 - 2004

                        Grade
Title                   Descr          State ID      State Text

                                                     Raise questions about the world around you and be willing
                                                     to seek answers to some of the questions by making
Grade K lessons 1-7     Kindergarten   a             careful observations (5 senses) and trying things out.
                                                     Describe changes in size, weight, color, or movement, and
                                                     note which of their other qualities remains the same. (For
                                                     example, playing "Follow the Leader" and noting the
Grade K lessons 1-7     Kindergarten   b             changes.)
                                                     Describe and compare things in terms of number, shape,
Grade K lessons 1-7     Kindergarten   a             texture, size, weight, color, and motion.
                                                     Tools such as rulers, magnifiers, and balance scales often
                                                     give more information about things than can be obtained
Grade K lessons 1-7     Kindergarten   b             by just observing things without help.
                                                     Much can be learned about plants and animals by
                                                     observing them closely, but care must be taken to know
                                                     the needs of living things and how to provide for them
Grade K lessons 1-7     Kindergarten   c             (classroom pets).
                                                     Use senses to observe and group rocks by physical
                                                     attributes such as large/small, heavy/light,
Grade K lessons 1-7     Kindergarten   a             smooth/rough, dark/light, etc.
                                                     Use senses to observe soils by physical attributes such as
Grade K lessons 1-7     Kindergarten   b             smell, texture, color, particle/grain size.
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                                          Use senses to classify common materials, such as buttons
                                          or swatches of cloth, according to their physical attributes
Grade K lessons 1-7    Kindergarten   b   (color, size, shape, weight, texture, buoyancy, flexibility).
                                          Recognize that you are similar and different from other
Grade K lessons 1-7    Kindergarten   e   students. (senses, appearance)

                                          Raise questions about the world around you and be willing
                                          to seek answers to some of the questions by making
Grade K lessons 8-10   Kindergarten   a   careful observations (5 senses) and trying things out.
                                          Describe changes in size, weight, color, or movement, and
                                          note which of their other qualities remains the same. (For
                                          example, playing "Follow the Leader" and noting the
Grade K lessons 8-10   Kindergarten   b   changes.)
                                          Describe and compare things in terms of number, shape,
Grade K lessons 8-10   Kindergarten   a   texture, size, weight, color, and motion.
                                          Tools such as rulers, magnifiers, and balance scales often
                                          give more information about things than can be obtained
Grade K lessons 8-10   Kindergarten   b   by just observing things without help.
                                          Much can be learned about plants and animals by
                                          observing them closely, but care must be taken to know
                                          the needs of living things and how to provide for them
Grade K lessons 8-10   Kindergarten   c   (classroom pets).
                                          Use senses to observe and group rocks by physical
                                          attributes such as large/small, heavy/light,
Grade K lessons 8-10   Kindergarten   a   smooth/rough, dark/light, etc.
                                          Use senses to observe soils by physical attributes such as
Grade K lessons 8-10   Kindergarten   b   smell, texture, color, particle/grain size.

                                          Use senses to classify common materials, such as buttons
                                          or swatches of cloth, according to their physical attributes
Grade K lessons 8-10   Kindergarten   b   (color, size, shape, weight, texture, buoyancy, flexibility).
                                          Recognize that you are similar and different from other
Grade K lessons 8-10   Kindergarten   e   students. (senses, appearance)
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                                         Raise questions about the world around them and be
                                         willing to seek answers to some of the questions by
                                         making careful observations and measurements and
Grade 1 lessons 1-5    First Grade   a   trying to figure things out.
                                         Use ordinary hand tools and instruments to construct,
Grade 1 lessons 1-5    First Grade   a   measure, and look at objects.
                                         Describe changes in the size, weight, color, or movement
                                         of things, and note which of their other qualities remain
Grade 1 lessons 1-5    First Grade   b   the same during a specific change.
                                         Describe and compare things in terms of number, shape,
Grade 1 lessons 1-5    First Grade   a   texture, size, weight, color, and motion.
                                         Scientists often repeat experiments multiple times, and
                                         subject their ideas to criticism by other scientists who
Grade 1 lessons 1-5    First Grade   c   may disagree with them and do further tests.
                                         Scientists use a common language with precise definitions
                                         of terms to make it easier to communicate their
Grade 1 lessons 1-5    First Grade   a   observations to each other.

                                         In doing science, it is often helpful to work as a team. All
                                         team members should reach individual conclusions and
                                         share their understandings with other members of the
Grade 1 lessons 1-5    First Grade   b   team in order to develop a consensus.
                                         Much can be learned about plants and animals by
                                         observing them closely, but care must be taken to know
                                         the needs of living things and how to provide for them.
Grade 1 lessons 1-5    First Grade   d   Advantage can be taken of classroom pets.
                                         Raise questions about the world around them and be
                                         willing to seek answers to some of the questions by
                                         making careful observations and measurements and
Grade 1 lessons 6-10   First Grade   a   trying to figure things out.
                                         Use ordinary hand tools and instruments to construct,
Grade 1 lessons 6-10   First Grade   a   measure, and look at objects.
                                         Describe changes in the size, weight, color, or movement
                                         of things, and note which of their other qualities remain
Grade 1 lessons 6-10   First Grade   b   the same during a specific change.
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                                          Describe and compare things in terms of number, shape,
Grade 1 lessons 6-10   First Grade    a   texture, size, weight, color, and motion.
                                          Scientists often repeat experiments multiple times, and
                                          subject their ideas to criticism by other scientists who
Grade 1 lessons 6-10   First Grade    c   may disagree with them and do further tests.
                                          Scientists use a common language with precise definitions
                                          of terms to make it easier to communicate their
Grade 1 lessons 6-10   First Grade    a   observations to each other.

                                          In doing science, it is often helpful to work as a team. All
                                          team members should reach individual conclusions and
                                          share their understandings with other members of the
Grade 1 lessons 6-10   First Grade    b   team in order to develop a consensus.
                                          Much can be learned about plants and animals by
                                          observing them closely, but care must be taken to know
                                          the needs of living things and how to provide for them.
Grade 1 lessons 6-10   First Grade    d   Advantage can be taken of classroom pets.
                                          Raise questions about the world around them and be
                                          willing to seek answers to some of the questions by
                                          making careful observations and measurements and
Grade 2 lessons 1-2    Second Grade   a   trying to figure things out.
                                          Use ordinary hand tools and instruments to construct,
Grade 2 lessons 1-2    Second Grade   a   measure, and look at objects.
                                          Describe changes in the size, weight, color, or movement
                                          of things, and note which of their other qualities remain
Grade 2 lessons 1-2    Second Grade   c   the same during a specific change.
                                          Describe and compare things in terms of number, shape,
Grade 2 lessons 1-2    Second Grade   a   texture, size, weight, color, and motion.
                                          Scientists often repeat experiments multiple times and
                                          subject their ideas to criticism by other scientists who
Grade 2 lessons 1-2    Second Grade   c   may disagree with them and do further tests.
                                          Scientists use a common language with precise definitions
                                          of terms to make it easier to communicate their
Grade 2 lessons 1-2    Second Grade   a   observations to each other.
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                                         In doing science, it is often helpful to work as a team. All
                                         team members should reach their own individual
                                         conclusions and share their understandings with other
Grade 2 lessons 1-2   Second Grade   b   members of the team in order to develop a consensus.
                                         Much can be learned about plants and animals by
                                         observing them closely, but care must be taken to know
                                         the needs of living things and how to provide for them.
Grade 2 lessons 1-2   Second Grade   d   Advantage can be taken of classroom pets.
                                         Use observations and charts to record the shape of the
Grade 2 lessons 1-2   Second Grade   d   moon for a period of time.
                                         Raise questions about the world around them and be
                                         willing to seek answers to some of the questions by
                                         making careful observations and measurements and
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   First Grade    a   trying to figure things out.
                                         Use ordinary hand tools and instruments to construct,
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   First Grade    a   measure, and look at objects.
                                         Describe changes in the size, weight, color, or movement
                                         of things, and note which of their other qualities remain
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   First Grade    b   the same during a specific change.
                                         Describe and compare things in terms of number, shape,
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   First Grade    a   texture, size, weight, color, and motion.
                                         Scientists often repeat experiments multiple times, and
                                         subject their ideas to criticism by other scientists who
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   First Grade    c   may disagree with them and do further tests.
                                         Scientists use a common language with precise definitions
                                         of terms to make it easier to communicate their
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   First Grade    a   observations to each other.

                                         In doing science, it is often helpful to work as a team. All
                                         team members should reach individual conclusions and
                                         share their understandings with other members of the
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   First Grade    b   team in order to develop a consensus.
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                                         Much can be learned about plants and animals by
                                         observing them closely, but care must be taken to know
                                         the needs of living things and how to provide for them.
Grade 2 lessons 3-4   First Grade    d   Advantage can be taken of classroom pets.
                                         Raise questions about the world around them and be
                                         willing to seek answers to some of the questions by
                                         making careful observations and measurements and
Grade 2 lessons 5-6   Second Grade   a   trying to figure things out.
                                         Use ordinary hand tools and instruments to construct,
Grade 2 lessons 5-6   Second Grade   a   measure, and look at objects.
                                         Describe changes in the size, weight, color, or movement
                                         of things, and note which of their other qualities remain
Grade 2 lessons 5-6   Second Grade   c   the same during a specific change.
                                         Describe and compare things in terms of number, shape,
Grade 2 lessons 5-6   Second Grade   a   texture, size, weight, color, and motion.
                                         Scientists often repeat experiments multiple times and
                                         subject their ideas to criticism by other scientists who
Grade 2 lessons 5-6   Second Grade   c   may disagree with them and do further tests.
                                         Scientists use a common language with precise definitions
                                         of terms to make it easier to communicate their
Grade 2 lessons 5-6   Second Grade   a   observations to each other.

                                         In doing science, it is often helpful to work as a team. All
                                         team members should reach their own individual
                                         conclusions and share their understandings with other
Grade 2 lessons 5-6   Second Grade   b   members of the team in order to develop a consensus.
                                         Much can be learned about plants and animals by
                                         observing them closely, but care must be taken to know
                                         the needs of living things and how to provide for them.
Grade 2 lessons 5-6   Second Grade   d   Advantage can be taken of classroom pets.
                                         Use observations and charts to record the shape of the
Grade 2 lessons 5-6   Second Grade   d   moon for a period of time.
                                         Raise questions about the world around them and be
                                         willing to seek answers to some of the questions by
                                         making careful observations and measurements and
Grade 2 lessons 7-8   Second Grade   a   trying to figure things out.
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                                          Use ordinary hand tools and instruments to construct,
Grade 2 lessons 7-8    Second Grade   a   measure, and look at objects.
                                          Describe changes in the size, weight, color, or movement
                                          of things, and note which of their other qualities remain
Grade 2 lessons 7-8    Second Grade   c   the same during a specific change.
                                          Describe and compare things in terms of number, shape,
Grade 2 lessons 7-8    Second Grade   a   texture, size, weight, color, and motion.
                                          Scientists often repeat experiments multiple times and
                                          subject their ideas to criticism by other scientists who
Grade 2 lessons 7-8    Second Grade   c   may disagree with them and do further tests.
                                          Scientists use a common language with precise definitions
                                          of terms to make it easier to communicate their
Grade 2 lessons 7-8    Second Grade   a   observations to each other.

                                          In doing science, it is often helpful to work as a team. All
                                          team members should reach their own individual
                                          conclusions and share their understandings with other
Grade 2 lessons 7-8    Second Grade   b   members of the team in order to develop a consensus.
                                          Much can be learned about plants and animals by
                                          observing them closely, but care must be taken to know
                                          the needs of living things and how to provide for them.
Grade 2 lessons 7-8    Second Grade   d   Advantage can be taken of classroom pets.
                                          Use observations and charts to record the shape of the
Grade 2 lessons 7-8    Second Grade   d   moon for a period of time.
                                          Raise questions about the world around them and be
                                          willing to seek answers to some of the questions by
                                          making careful observations and measurements and
Grade 2 lessons 9-10   Second Grade   a   trying to figure things out.
                                          Use ordinary hand tools and instruments to construct,
Grade 2 lessons 9-10   Second Grade   a   measure, and look at objects.
                                          Describe changes in the size, weight, color, or movement
                                          of things, and note which of their other qualities remain
Grade 2 lessons 9-10   Second Grade   c   the same during a specific change.
                                          Describe and compare things in terms of number, shape,
Grade 2 lessons 9-10   Second Grade   a   texture, size, weight, color, and motion.
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                                          Scientists often repeat experiments multiple times and
                                          subject their ideas to criticism by other scientists who
Grade 2 lessons 9-10   Second Grade   c   may disagree with them and do further tests.
                                          Scientists use a common language with precise definitions
                                          of terms to make it easier to communicate their
Grade 2 lessons 9-10   Second Grade   a   observations to each other.

                                          In doing science, it is often helpful to work as a team. All
                                          team members should reach their own individual
                                          conclusions and share their understandings with other
Grade 2 lessons 9-10   Second Grade   b   members of the team in order to develop a consensus.
                                          Much can be learned about plants and animals by
                                          observing them closely, but care must be taken to know
                                          the needs of living things and how to provide for them.
Grade 2 lessons 9-10   Second Grade   d   Advantage can be taken of classroom pets.
                                          Use observations and charts to record the shape of the
Grade 2 lessons 9-10   Second Grade   d   moon for a period of time.
                                          Keep records of investigations and observations and do
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5        Third Grade    a   not alter the records later.
                                          Judge whether measurements and computations of
                                          quantities, such as length, weight, or time, are reasonable
                                          answers to scientific problems by comparing them to
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5        Third Grade    c   typical values.
                                          Scientific investigations may take many different forms,
                                          including observing what things are like or what is
                                          happening somewhere, collecting specimens for analysis,
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5        Third Grade    a   and doing experiments.
                                          Clear and active communication is an essential part of
                                          doing science. It enables scientists to inform others about
                                          their work, expose their ideas to criticism by other
                                          scientists, and stay informed about scientific discoveries
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5        Third Grade    b   around the world.
                                          Scientists use technology to increase their power to
                                          observe things and to measure and compare things
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5        Third Grade    c   accurately.
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                                     Use observation to compare the similarities and
                                     differences of texture, particle size, and color in top soils
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    c   (such as clay, loam or potting soil, and sand).
                                     Carefully distinguish observations from ideas and
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   b   speculation about those observations.
                                     Identify when comparisons might not be fair because
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   b   some conditions are different.
                                     Scientific investigations may take many different forms,
                                     including observing what things are like or what is
                                     happening somewhere, collecting specimens for analysis,
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   a   and doing experiments.
                                     Clear and active communication is an essential part of
                                     doing science. It enables scientists to inform others about
                                     their work, expose their ideas to criticism by other
                                     scientists, and stay informed about scientific discoveries
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   b   around the world.
                                     Scientists use technology to increase their power to
                                     observe things and to measure and compare things
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   c   accurately.
                                     Identify how technology is used to observe distant objects
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   d   in the sky.
                                     Carefully distinguish observations from ideas and
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    b   speculation about those observations.
                                     Judge whether measurements and computations of
                                     quantities, such as length, area, volume, weight, or time,
                                     are reasonable answers to scientific problems by
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    c   comparing them to typical values.
                                     Use numerical data in describing and comparing objects
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    c   and events.
                                     Identify when comparisons might not be fair because
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    b   some conditions are different.
                                     Scientific investigations may take many different forms,
                                     including observing what things are like or what is
                                     happening somewhere, collecting specimens for analysis,
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    a   and doing experiments.
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                                     Clear and active communication is an essential part of
                                     doing science. It enables scientists to inform others about
                                     their work, expose their ideas to criticism by other
                                     scientists, and stay informed about scientific discoveries
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    b   around the world.
                                     Scientists use technology to increase their power to
                                     observe things and to measure and compare things
Lesson 1 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    c   accurately.
                                     Keep records of investigations and observations and do
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    a   not alter the records later.
                                     Judge whether measurements and computations of
                                     quantities, such as length, weight, or time, are reasonable
                                     answers to scientific problems by comparing them to
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    c   typical values.
                                     Scientific investigations may take many different forms,
                                     including observing what things are like or what is
                                     happening somewhere, collecting specimens for analysis,
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    a   and doing experiments.
                                     Clear and active communication is an essential part of
                                     doing science. It enables scientists to inform others about
                                     their work, expose their ideas to criticism by other
                                     scientists, and stay informed about scientific discoveries
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    b   around the world.
                                     Scientists use technology to increase their power to
                                     observe things and to measure and compare things
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    c   accurately.
                                     Use observation to compare the similarities and
                                     differences of texture, particle size, and color in top soils
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    c   (such as clay, loam or potting soil, and sand).
                                     Carefully distinguish observations from ideas and
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   b   speculation about those observations.
                                     Identify when comparisons might not be fair because
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   b   some conditions are different.
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                                     Scientific investigations may take many different forms,
                                     including observing what things are like or what is
                                     happening somewhere, collecting specimens for analysis,
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   a   and doing experiments.
                                     Clear and active communication is an essential part of
                                     doing science. It enables scientists to inform others about
                                     their work, expose their ideas to criticism by other
                                     scientists, and stay informed about scientific discoveries
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   b   around the world.
                                     Scientists use technology to increase their power to
                                     observe things and to measure and compare things
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   c   accurately.
                                     Identify how technology is used to observe distant objects
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   d   in the sky.
                                     Carefully distinguish observations from ideas and
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    b   speculation about those observations.
                                     Judge whether measurements and computations of
                                     quantities, such as length, area, volume, weight, or time,
                                     are reasonable answers to scientific problems by
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    c   comparing them to typical values.
                                     Use numerical data in describing and comparing objects
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    c   and events.
                                     Identify when comparisons might not be fair because
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    b   some conditions are different.
                                     Scientific investigations may take many different forms,
                                     including observing what things are like or what is
                                     happening somewhere, collecting specimens for analysis,
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    a   and doing experiments.
                                     Clear and active communication is an essential part of
                                     doing science. It enables scientists to inform others about
                                     their work, expose their ideas to criticism by other
                                     scientists, and stay informed about scientific discoveries
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    b   around the world.
                                     Scientists use technology to increase their power to
                                     observe things and to measure and compare things
Lesson 2 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    c   accurately.
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                                     Keep records of investigations and observations and do
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    a   not alter the records later.
                                     Judge whether measurements and computations of
                                     quantities, such as length, weight, or time, are reasonable
                                     answers to scientific problems by comparing them to
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    c   typical values.
                                     Scientific investigations may take many different forms,
                                     including observing what things are like or what is
                                     happening somewhere, collecting specimens for analysis,
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    a   and doing experiments.
                                     Clear and active communication is an essential part of
                                     doing science. It enables scientists to inform others about
                                     their work, expose their ideas to criticism by other
                                     scientists, and stay informed about scientific discoveries
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    b   around the world.
                                     Scientists use technology to increase their power to
                                     observe things and to measure and compare things
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    c   accurately.
                                     Use observation to compare the similarities and
                                     differences of texture, particle size, and color in top soils
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    c   (such as clay, loam or potting soil, and sand).
                                     Carefully distinguish observations from ideas and
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   b   speculation about those observations.
                                     Identify when comparisons might not be fair because
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   b   some conditions are different.
                                     Scientific investigations may take many different forms,
                                     including observing what things are like or what is
                                     happening somewhere, collecting specimens for analysis,
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   a   and doing experiments.
                                     Clear and active communication is an essential part of
                                     doing science. It enables scientists to inform others about
                                     their work, expose their ideas to criticism by other
                                     scientists, and stay informed about scientific discoveries
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   b   around the world.
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                                     Scientists use technology to increase their power to
                                     observe things and to measure and compare things
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   c   accurately.
                                     Identify how technology is used to observe distant objects
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   d   in the sky.
                                     Carefully distinguish observations from ideas and
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    b   speculation about those observations.
                                     Judge whether measurements and computations of
                                     quantities, such as length, area, volume, weight, or time,
                                     are reasonable answers to scientific problems by
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    c   comparing them to typical values.
                                     Use numerical data in describing and comparing objects
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    c   and events.
                                     Identify when comparisons might not be fair because
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    b   some conditions are different.
                                     Scientific investigations may take many different forms,
                                     including observing what things are like or what is
                                     happening somewhere, collecting specimens for analysis,
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    a   and doing experiments.
                                     Clear and active communication is an essential part of
                                     doing science. It enables scientists to inform others about
                                     their work, expose their ideas to criticism by other
                                     scientists, and stay informed about scientific discoveries
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    b   around the world.
                                     Scientists use technology to increase their power to
                                     observe things and to measure and compare things
Lesson 3 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    c   accurately.
                                     Keep records of investigations and observations and do
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    a   not alter the records later.
                                     Judge whether measurements and computations of
                                     quantities, such as length, weight, or time, are reasonable
                                     answers to scientific problems by comparing them to
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    c   typical values.
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                                     Scientific investigations may take many different forms,
                                     including observing what things are like or what is
                                     happening somewhere, collecting specimens for analysis,
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    a   and doing experiments.
                                     Clear and active communication is an essential part of
                                     doing science. It enables scientists to inform others about
                                     their work, expose their ideas to criticism by other
                                     scientists, and stay informed about scientific discoveries
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    b   around the world.
                                     Scientists use technology to increase their power to
                                     observe things and to measure and compare things
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    c   accurately.
                                     Use observation to compare the similarities and
                                     differences of texture, particle size, and color in top soils
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    c   (such as clay, loam or potting soil, and sand).
                                     Carefully distinguish observations from ideas and
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   b   speculation about those observations.
                                     Identify when comparisons might not be fair because
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   b   some conditions are different.
                                     Scientific investigations may take many different forms,
                                     including observing what things are like or what is
                                     happening somewhere, collecting specimens for analysis,
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   a   and doing experiments.
                                     Clear and active communication is an essential part of
                                     doing science. It enables scientists to inform others about
                                     their work, expose their ideas to criticism by other
                                     scientists, and stay informed about scientific discoveries
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   b   around the world.
                                     Scientists use technology to increase their power to
                                     observe things and to measure and compare things
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   c   accurately.
                                     Identify how technology is used to observe distant objects
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   d   in the sky.
                                     Carefully distinguish observations from ideas and
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    b   speculation about those observations.
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                                    Judge whether measurements and computations of
                                    quantities, such as length, area, volume, weight, or time,
                                    are reasonable answers to scientific problems by
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade   c   comparing them to typical values.
                                    Use numerical data in describing and comparing objects
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade   c   and events.
                                    Identify when comparisons might not be fair because
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade   b   some conditions are different.
                                    Scientific investigations may take many different forms,
                                    including observing what things are like or what is
                                    happening somewhere, collecting specimens for analysis,
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade   a   and doing experiments.
                                    Clear and active communication is an essential part of
                                    doing science. It enables scientists to inform others about
                                    their work, expose their ideas to criticism by other
                                    scientists, and stay informed about scientific discoveries
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade   b   around the world.
                                    Scientists use technology to increase their power to
                                    observe things and to measure and compare things
Lesson 4 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade   c   accurately.
                                    Keep records of investigations and observations and do
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   Third Grade   a   not alter the records later.
                                    Judge whether measurements and computations of
                                    quantities, such as length, weight, or time, are reasonable
                                    answers to scientific problems by comparing them to
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   Third Grade   c   typical values.
                                    Scientific investigations may take many different forms,
                                    including observing what things are like or what is
                                    happening somewhere, collecting specimens for analysis,
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   Third Grade   a   and doing experiments.
                                    Clear and active communication is an essential part of
                                    doing science. It enables scientists to inform others about
                                    their work, expose their ideas to criticism by other
                                    scientists, and stay informed about scientific discoveries
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   Third Grade   b   around the world.
VTS and Georgia State Performance Standards                                                          35


                                     Scientists use technology to increase their power to
                                     observe things and to measure and compare things
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    c   accurately.
                                     Use observation to compare the similarities and
                                     differences of texture, particle size, and color in top soils
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    c   (such as clay, loam or potting soil, and sand).
                                     Carefully distinguish observations from ideas and
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   b   speculation about those observations.
                                     Identify when comparisons might not be fair because
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   b   some conditions are different.
                                     Scientific investigations may take many different forms,
                                     including observing what things are like or what is
                                     happening somewhere, collecting specimens for analysis,
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   a   and doing experiments.
                                     Clear and active communication is an essential part of
                                     doing science. It enables scientists to inform others about
                                     their work, expose their ideas to criticism by other
                                     scientists, and stay informed about scientific discoveries
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   b   around the world.
                                     Scientists use technology to increase their power to
                                     observe things and to measure and compare things
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   c   accurately.
                                     Identify how technology is used to observe distant objects
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   d   in the sky.
                                     Carefully distinguish observations from ideas and
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    b   speculation about those observations.
                                     Judge whether measurements and computations of
                                     quantities, such as length, area, volume, weight, or time,
                                     are reasonable answers to scientific problems by
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    c   comparing them to typical values.
                                     Use numerical data in describing and comparing objects
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    c   and events.
                                     Identify when comparisons might not be fair because
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    b   some conditions are different.
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                                     Scientific investigations may take many different forms,
                                     including observing what things are like or what is
                                     happening somewhere, collecting specimens for analysis,
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    a   and doing experiments.
                                     Clear and active communication is an essential part of
                                     doing science. It enables scientists to inform others about
                                     their work, expose their ideas to criticism by other
                                     scientists, and stay informed about scientific discoveries
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    b   around the world.
                                     Scientists use technology to increase their power to
                                     observe things and to measure and compare things
Lesson 5 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    c   accurately.
                                     Keep records of investigations and observations and do
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    a   not alter the records later.
                                     Judge whether measurements and computations of
                                     quantities, such as length, weight, or time, are reasonable
                                     answers to scientific problems by comparing them to
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    c   typical values.
                                     Scientific investigations may take many different forms,
                                     including observing what things are like or what is
                                     happening somewhere, collecting specimens for analysis,
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    a   and doing experiments.
                                     Clear and active communication is an essential part of
                                     doing science. It enables scientists to inform others about
                                     their work, expose their ideas to criticism by other
                                     scientists, and stay informed about scientific discoveries
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    b   around the world.
                                     Scientists use technology to increase their power to
                                     observe things and to measure and compare things
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    c   accurately.
                                     Use observation to compare the similarities and
                                     differences of texture, particle size, and color in top soils
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    c   (such as clay, loam or potting soil, and sand).
                                     Carefully distinguish observations from ideas and
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   b   speculation about those observations.
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                                     Identify when comparisons might not be fair because
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   b   some conditions are different.
                                     Scientific investigations may take many different forms,
                                     including observing what things are like or what is
                                     happening somewhere, collecting specimens for analysis,
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   a   and doing experiments.
                                     Clear and active communication is an essential part of
                                     doing science. It enables scientists to inform others about
                                     their work, expose their ideas to criticism by other
                                     scientists, and stay informed about scientific discoveries
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   b   around the world.
                                     Scientists use technology to increase their power to
                                     observe things and to measure and compare things
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   c   accurately.
                                     Identify how technology is used to observe distant objects
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   d   in the sky.
                                     Carefully distinguish observations from ideas and
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    b   speculation about those observations.
                                     Judge whether measurements and computations of
                                     quantities, such as length, area, volume, weight, or time,
                                     are reasonable answers to scientific problems by
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    c   comparing them to typical values.
                                     Use numerical data in describing and comparing objects
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    c   and events.
                                     Identify when comparisons might not be fair because
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    b   some conditions are different.
                                     Scientific investigations may take many different forms,
                                     including observing what things are like or what is
                                     happening somewhere, collecting specimens for analysis,
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    a   and doing experiments.
                                     Clear and active communication is an essential part of
                                     doing science. It enables scientists to inform others about
                                     their work, expose their ideas to criticism by other
                                     scientists, and stay informed about scientific discoveries
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    b   around the world.
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                                     Scientists use technology to increase their power to
                                     observe things and to measure and compare things
Lesson 6 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    c   accurately.
                                     Keep records of investigations and observations and do
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    a   not alter the records later.
                                     Judge whether measurements and computations of
                                     quantities, such as length, weight, or time, are reasonable
                                     answers to scientific problems by comparing them to
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    c   typical values.
                                     Scientific investigations may take many different forms,
                                     including observing what things are like or what is
                                     happening somewhere, collecting specimens for analysis,
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    a   and doing experiments.
                                     Clear and active communication is an essential part of
                                     doing science. It enables scientists to inform others about
                                     their work, expose their ideas to criticism by other
                                     scientists, and stay informed about scientific discoveries
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    b   around the world.
                                     Scientists use technology to increase their power to
                                     observe things and to measure and compare things
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    c   accurately.
                                     Use observation to compare the similarities and
                                     differences of texture, particle size, and color in top soils
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    c   (such as clay, loam or potting soil, and sand).
                                     Carefully distinguish observations from ideas and
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   b   speculation about those observations.
                                     Identify when comparisons might not be fair because
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   b   some conditions are different.
                                     Scientific investigations may take many different forms,
                                     including observing what things are like or what is
                                     happening somewhere, collecting specimens for analysis,
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   a   and doing experiments.
VTS and Georgia State Performance Standards                                                        39


                                     Clear and active communication is an essential part of
                                     doing science. It enables scientists to inform others about
                                     their work, expose their ideas to criticism by other
                                     scientists, and stay informed about scientific discoveries
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   b   around the world.
                                     Scientists use technology to increase their power to
                                     observe things and to measure and compare things
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   c   accurately.
                                     Identify how technology is used to observe distant objects
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   d   in the sky.
                                     Carefully distinguish observations from ideas and
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    b   speculation about those observations.
                                     Judge whether measurements and computations of
                                     quantities, such as length, area, volume, weight, or time,
                                     are reasonable answers to scientific problems by
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    c   comparing them to typical values.
                                     Use numerical data in describing and comparing objects
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    c   and events.
                                     Identify when comparisons might not be fair because
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    b   some conditions are different.
                                     Scientific investigations may take many different forms,
                                     including observing what things are like or what is
                                     happening somewhere, collecting specimens for analysis,
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    a   and doing experiments.
                                     Clear and active communication is an essential part of
                                     doing science. It enables scientists to inform others about
                                     their work, expose their ideas to criticism by other
                                     scientists, and stay informed about scientific discoveries
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    b   around the world.
                                     Scientists use technology to increase their power to
                                     observe things and to measure and compare things
Lesson 7 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    c   accurately.
                                     Keep records of investigations and observations and do
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    a   not alter the records later.
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                                     Judge whether measurements and computations of
                                     quantities, such as length, weight, or time, are reasonable
                                     answers to scientific problems by comparing them to
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    c   typical values.
                                     Scientific investigations may take many different forms,
                                     including observing what things are like or what is
                                     happening somewhere, collecting specimens for analysis,
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    a   and doing experiments.
                                     Clear and active communication is an essential part of
                                     doing science. It enables scientists to inform others about
                                     their work, expose their ideas to criticism by other
                                     scientists, and stay informed about scientific discoveries
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    b   around the world.
                                     Scientists use technology to increase their power to
                                     observe things and to measure and compare things
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    c   accurately.
                                     Use observation to compare the similarities and
                                     differences of texture, particle size, and color in top soils
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    c   (such as clay, loam or potting soil, and sand).
                                     Carefully distinguish observations from ideas and
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   b   speculation about those observations.
                                     Identify when comparisons might not be fair because
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   b   some conditions are different.
                                     Scientific investigations may take many different forms,
                                     including observing what things are like or what is
                                     happening somewhere, collecting specimens for analysis,
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   a   and doing experiments.
                                     Clear and active communication is an essential part of
                                     doing science. It enables scientists to inform others about
                                     their work, expose their ideas to criticism by other
                                     scientists, and stay informed about scientific discoveries
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   b   around the world.
                                     Scientists use technology to increase their power to
                                     observe things and to measure and compare things
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   c   accurately.
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                                     Identify how technology is used to observe distant objects
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   d   in the sky.
                                     Carefully distinguish observations from ideas and
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    b   speculation about those observations.
                                     Judge whether measurements and computations of
                                     quantities, such as length, area, volume, weight, or time,
                                     are reasonable answers to scientific problems by
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    c   comparing them to typical values.
                                     Use numerical data in describing and comparing objects
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    c   and events.
                                     Identify when comparisons might not be fair because
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    b   some conditions are different.
                                     Scientific investigations may take many different forms,
                                     including observing what things are like or what is
                                     happening somewhere, collecting specimens for analysis,
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    a   and doing experiments.
                                     Clear and active communication is an essential part of
                                     doing science. It enables scientists to inform others about
                                     their work, expose their ideas to criticism by other
                                     scientists, and stay informed about scientific discoveries
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    b   around the world.
                                     Scientists use technology to increase their power to
                                     observe things and to measure and compare things
Lesson 8 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    c   accurately.
                                     Keep records of investigations and observations and do
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    a   not alter the records later.
                                     Judge whether measurements and computations of
                                     quantities, such as length, weight, or time, are reasonable
                                     answers to scientific problems by comparing them to
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    c   typical values.
                                     Scientific investigations may take many different forms,
                                     including observing what things are like or what is
                                     happening somewhere, collecting specimens for analysis,
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    a   and doing experiments.
VTS and Georgia State Performance Standards                                                          42


                                     Clear and active communication is an essential part of
                                     doing science. It enables scientists to inform others about
                                     their work, expose their ideas to criticism by other
                                     scientists, and stay informed about scientific discoveries
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    b   around the world.
                                     Scientists use technology to increase their power to
                                     observe things and to measure and compare things
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    c   accurately.
                                     Use observation to compare the similarities and
                                     differences of texture, particle size, and color in top soils
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   Third Grade    c   (such as clay, loam or potting soil, and sand).
                                     Carefully distinguish observations from ideas and
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   b   speculation about those observations.
                                     Identify when comparisons might not be fair because
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   b   some conditions are different.
                                     Scientific investigations may take many different forms,
                                     including observing what things are like or what is
                                     happening somewhere, collecting specimens for analysis,
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   a   and doing experiments.
                                     Clear and active communication is an essential part of
                                     doing science. It enables scientists to inform others about
                                     their work, expose their ideas to criticism by other
                                     scientists, and stay informed about scientific discoveries
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   b   around the world.
                                     Scientists use technology to increase their power to
                                     observe things and to measure and compare things
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   c   accurately.
                                     Identify how technology is used to observe distant objects
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   Fourth Grade   d   in the sky.
                                     Carefully distinguish observations from ideas and
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    b   speculation about those observations.
                                     Judge whether measurements and computations of
                                     quantities, such as length, area, volume, weight, or time,
                                     are reasonable answers to scientific problems by
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade    c   comparing them to typical values.
VTS and Georgia State Performance Standards                                                       43


                                    Use numerical data in describing and comparing objects
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade   c   and events.
                                    Identify when comparisons might not be fair because
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade   b   some conditions are different.
                                    Scientific investigations may take many different forms,
                                    including observing what things are like or what is
                                    happening somewhere, collecting specimens for analysis,
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade   a   and doing experiments.
                                    Clear and active communication is an essential part of
                                    doing science. It enables scientists to inform others about
                                    their work, expose their ideas to criticism by other
                                    scientists, and stay informed about scientific discoveries
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade   b   around the world.
                                    Scientists use technology to increase their power to
                                    observe things and to measure and compare things
Lesson 9 Gr 3-5   Fifth Grade   c   accurately.
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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

                       Grade
Title                  Descr          State ID     State Text

                                                   Use objects, pictures, numbers, or words to create, solve and
                                                   explain story problems (combining, separating, or
Grade K lessons 1-7    Kindergarten   c            comparing) for two numbers that are each less than 10.
                                                   Observe concrete objects in the environment and represent
                                                   the objects using basic shapes, such as drawing a
                                                   representation of a house using a square together with a
Grade K lessons 1-7    Kindergarten   c            triangle for the roof.

                                                   Use objects, pictures, numbers, or words to create, solve and
                                                   explain story problems (combining, separating, or
Grade K lessons 8-10   Kindergarten   c            comparing) for two numbers that are each less than 10.
                                                   Observe concrete objects in the environment and represent
                                                   the objects using basic shapes, such as drawing a
                                                   representation of a house using a square together with a
Grade K lessons 8-10   Kindergarten   c            triangle for the roof.

				
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