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This file includes everything you need to post the Common Core Standards you are working on in your classroom.
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- ELA, MATH, and general SCIENCE and SOCIAL STUDIES (see below)
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general SCIENCE standards
• I can explain the difference between a rock and a mineral.
• I can recognize the physical attributes of rocks and minerals using observation (shape, color, texture), measurement, and simple tests (hardness).
• I can use observation to compare the similarities and differences of texture, particle size, and color in top soils (such as clay, loam or potting soil, and sand).
• I can determine how water and wind can change rocks and soil over time using observation and research.
• I can investigate fossils by observing authentic fossils or models of fossils or view informational resources about fossils as evidence of organisms that lived long ago.
• I can describe how a fossil is formed.
• I can categorize ways to produce heat energy such as burning, rubbing (friction), and mixing one thing with another.
• I can investigate how insulation affects heating and cooling.
• I can investigate the transfer of heat energy from the sun to various materials.
• I can use thermometers to measure the changes in temperatures of water samples (hot, warm, cold) over time.
• I can investigate to find common objects that are attracted to magnets.
• I can investigate how magnets attract and repel each other.
• I can identify features of green plants that allow them to live and thrive in different regions.
• I can identify features of animals that allow them to live and thrive in different regions.
• I can explain what will happen to an organism if the habitat is changed.
general SOCIAL STUDIES standards
• I can locate the Equator, Prime Meridian, and lines of latitude and longitude on a globe.
• I can explain the ancient Athenians’ idea that a community should choose its own leaders.
• I can identify the influence of Greek architecture, law, and the Olympic Games on the present.
• I can compare and contrast Athens as a direct democracy with the United States as a representative democracy.
• I can discuss the lives of Americans who expanded people’s rights and freedoms in a democracy.
• I can explain the social barriers, restrictions, and obstacles that these historical figures has to overcome and describe how they overcame them.
• I can identify major rivers of the United States of America: Mississippi, Ohio, Rio Grande, Colorado, Hudson.
• I can identify major mountain ranges of the United States of America: Appalachian, Rocky.
• I can explain why in the United States there is a separation of power between branches of government and levels of government.
• I can name the three levels of government (national, state, local) and the three branches in each (executive, legislative, judicial), including the names of the legislative branch (Congress, General Assembly, county commission or city council).