Animal Autographs Correlation to Core Curriculum

Standards listed are not covered exhaustively, but in varying degrees.

Kindergarten 

Science

Standard 1 - Processes of generating and communicating scientific evidence framed by Big Ideas

Standard 2 - Students will gain an understanding of Earth and Space Science through the study of earth materials, celestial movement, and weather. 

Objective 3 - Compare changes in weather over time

Indicators: Communicate ways weather can affect individuals

Standard 4 - Students will gain an understanding of Life Science through the study of changes in organisms over time and the nature of living things

Objective 1 - Investigate living things

Indicators: Consturct questions, give reasons, and share findings about living things

Objective 2 - Describe the parts of living things

Indicators: Compare the parts of different animals, e.g., skin, fur, feathers, scales, hand, wing, flipper, fin

Social Studies

Standard 2 - Students will recognize their role and responsibilities of being a good citizen

Objective 1 - Demonstrate appropriate ways to behave in different settings

Indicators: 

- Explain why families and classrooms have rules

- Deomostrate respect for others, leaders, and the environment

 

1st Grade

Science

Standard 1 - Processes of generating and communicating scientific evidence framed by Big Ideas

Standard 2 - Students will gain an understanding of Earth and Space Science through the study of earth materials, celestial movement, and weather.

Objective 3 - Compare and contrast seasonal weather changes

Indicators: Identify characteristics of the seasons of the year

Standard 4 - Students will gain an understanding of Life Science through the study of changes in organisms over time and the nature of living things

Objective 2 - Living things change and depend upon their environment to satisfy their basic needs

Indicators: Make observations about living things and their environment using the five senses

Social Studies

Standard 2 - Students will recognize their roles and responsibilities as citizens in the school and in the neighborhood

Objective 2 - Identify and list responsibilities in the school and in the neighborhood

Indicators: Describe and practice responsible behavior inherent in being a good citizen in the school and neighborhood

 

2nd Grade

Science

Standard 1 - Processes of generating and communicating scientific evidence framed by Big Ideas

Standard 4 - Students will gain an understanding of Life Science through the study of changes in organisms over time and the nature of living things

Objective 2 - Identify basic needs of living things (plants and animals) and their abilities to meet their needs

Indicators: 

- Communicate and justify how the physical characteristics of living thigs help them meet their basic needs

- Identify behaviors and reactions of living things in response to changes in the environment including seasonal changes in temperature and precipitation