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1 SC-1.5b animal characteristics:body coverings, body shape, appendages, and methods of movement)
1 SC-1.5c animal characteristics. Key concepts include other characteristics (wild/tame, water homes/land homes).
2 GEO-2.5a locating the equator, the seven continents, and the four oceans on maps and globes;
2 MA-2.18a) use calendar language appropriately (e.g., months, today, yesterday, next week, last week);
2 SC-2.5a living things are part of a system. Key concepts include living organisms are interdependent with their living and nonliving surroundings; and
2 SC-2.5b living things are part of a system. Key concepts include habitats change over time due to many influences.
3 GEO-3.6 The student will interpret geographic information from maps, tables, graphs, and charts.
3 SC-3.4a animal adaptations: methods of gathering and storing food, finding shelter, defending themselves, and rearing young;
3 SC-3.4b animal adaptations: hibernation, migration, camouflage, mimicry, instinct, and learned behavior.
3 SC-3.5b food chains. Key concepts include herbivore, carnivore, omnivore
3 SC-3.5c food chains. Key concepts include predator and prey.
4 SC-4.5a plants and animals in an ecosystem Key concepts include behavioral and structural adaptations;
K GEO-K.4 simple maps and globes to develop an awareness that a map is a drawing of a place to show where things are located and that a globe is a round model of the Earth;
K SC-K.2a Senses: Key concepts include five senses and corresponding sensing organs (taste _ tongue, touch _ skin, smell _ nose, hearing _ ears, and sight _ eyes); and
K SC-K.2b Senses: Key concepts include sensory descriptors (sweet, sour, bitter, salty, rough/smooth, hard/soft, cold, warm, hot, loud/soft, high/low, bright/dull).
K SC-K.4d physical properties Key concepts include relative size and weight (big/little, large/small, heavy/light, wide/thin, long/short); and
K SC-K.8c simple patterns in daily life. Key concepts include animal and plant growth

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