Lakeville: Session 2 Standards

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Next Generation Sunshine State Standards

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4th Grade
  • SC.4.N.1.2: Compare observations made by different groups using multiple tools; seek reasons to explain difference across groups.
  • SC.4.N.2.1: Explain that science focuses solely on the natural world.
  • SC.4.N.3.1: Explain that models can be three dimensional, two dimensional, an explanation in your mind, or a computer model.
  • SC.4.E.6.3: Recognize humans need resources found on Earth and that these are either renewable or non-renewable.
  • SC.4.E.6.6: Identify resources available in Florida (i.e water, phosphate, oil, limestone, silicon, wind, and solar energy)
  • SC.4.P.9.1: Identify some familiar changes in materials that result in other materials with different characteristics, such as decaying animal or plant matter, burning, rusting, and cooking.
  • SC.4.L.16.1: Identify processes of sexual reproduction in flowering plants, including pollination, fertilization (seed production), seed dispersal, and germination.
  • SC.4.L.16.2: Explain although characteristics of plants and animals are inherited, some characteristics can be affected by environment.
  • SC.4.L.16.4: Compare and contrast the major stages in the life cycles of Florida plants and animals, such as those that undergo incomplete and complete metamorphosis, and flowering and nonflowering seed-bearing plants.
  • SC.4.L.17.1: Compare the seasonal changes in Florida plants and animals to those in other regions of the country.
  • SC.4.L.17.4: Recognize ways plants and animals, including humans, can impact the environment.
  • LA.4.1.5.1: Demonstrate the ability to read grade level text.
  • LA.4.1.6.1: Use vocabulary that is introduced and taught directly.
  • LA.4.1.6.2: Listen to, read, and discuss familiar and conceptually challenging text.
  • LA.4.1.6.3: Use context clues to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words.
  • LA.4.2.2.1: Locate, explain, and use information from text features (e.g., table of contents, glossary, headings, charts, graphs, diagrams, illustrations).
  • LA.4.4.2.2: Record information (e.g., observations, notes, lists, charts, map labels, legends) related to a topic, including visual aids as appropriate.
  • LA.4.5.2.1: Listen to information presented orally and show an understanding of key points.
  • LA.4.5.2.5: Make formal and informal oral presentations.
  • LA.4.6.2.1: Select a topic for inquiry, refine a predetermined research plan.
  • LA.4.6.2.3: Communicate information in a report that includes main idea, relevant details, with visual supports.
  • SS.4.C.2.1: Discuss public issues in Florida that impact the daily lives of its citizens.
  • SS.4.C.2.2: Identify ways citizens work together to influence government and help solve community and state problems.
  • SS.4.A.8.2: Describe how and why immigration impacts Florida today.

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5th Grade
  • SC.5.N.1.6: Recognize and explain the difference between personal opinion/interpretation and verified observation.
  • SC.5.E.7.5: Recognize that some of the weather-related differences, such as temperature and humidity, among different environments, such as swamps, deserts, and mountains.
  • SC.5.L.14.2: Compare and contrast the function of organs and other physical structures of plants and animals, including humans, for example: some animals have skeletons for support-- some with internal skeletons others with exoskeletons—while some plants have stems for support.
  • SC.5.L.15.1: Describe how, when the environment changes, differences between individuals allow some plants and animals to survive and reproduce while other die or move to new locations.
  • SC.5.L.17.1: Compare and contrast adaptations displayed by animals and plants that enable them to survive in different environments such as life cycle variations, animal behavior, and physical characteristics.
  • LA.5.1.5.1: Demonstrate the ability to read grade level text.
  • LA.5.1.6.1: Use vocabulary that is introduced and taught directly.
  • LA.5.1.6.2: Listen to, read, and discuss familiar and conceptually challenging text.
  • LA.5.1.6.3: Use context clues to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words.
  • LA. 5.2.2.3: Organize information to show understanding (e.g., representing main ideas within a text through charting, mapping paraphrasing, or summarizing).
  • LA.5.4.2.2: Record information (e.g., observations, notes, lists, charts, map labels, legends) related to a topic, including visual aids as appropriate
  • LA.5.2.2.1: Locate, explain, and use information from text features (e.g., table of contents, glossary, index, transition words/phrases, headings, subheadings, charts, graphs, illustrations).
  • LA.5.2.2.2: Use information from text to answer questions related to explicitly stated main ideas or relevant details.
  • LA.5.5.2.1: Listen and speak to gain and share information for a variety of purposes, including personal interviews, dramatic and poetic recitations, and formal presentations.
  • SS.5.C.2.4: Evaluate the importance of civic responsibilities in American democracy.
  • SS.5.C.2.5: Identify ways good citizens go beyond basic civic and political responsibilities to improve government and society.
  • SS.5.G.4.1: Use geographic knowledge and skills when discussing current events.
  • SS.5.G.4.2: Use geography concepts and skills such as recognizing patterns, mapping, graphing to find solutions for local, state, or national problems.

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6th Grade
  • SC.6.N.1.4: Discuss, compare, and negotiate methods used, results obtained, and explanations among groups of students conducting the same investigation.
  • SC.6.N.2.1: Distinguish science from other activities involving thought.
  • SC.6.N.2.2: Explain scientific knowledge is durable because it is open to change as new evidence or interpretations are encountered.
  • SC.6.N.2.3: Recognize that scientists who make contributions to scientific knowledge come from all kinds of backgrounds and possess varied talents, interests, and goals.
  • SC.6.N.3.4: Identify the role of models in the context of the 6th Grade Science benchmarks.
  • SC.6.E.6.2: Recognize that there are a variety of different landforms on Earth's surface such as coastlines, dunes, rivers, mountains, glaciers, deltas, and lakes and relate these landforms as they apply to Florida.
  • SC.6.E.7.7: Investigate how natural disasters have affected human life in Florida.
  • SC.6.L.15.1: Analyze and describe how and why organisms are classified according to shared characteristics with emphasis on the Linnaean system combined with the concept of Domains.
  • LA.6.1.6.1: Use vocabulary that is introduced and taught directly.
  • LA.6.1.6.2: Listen to, read, and discuss familiar and conceptually challenging text.
  • LA.6.1.6.3: Use context clues to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words.
  • LA.6.2.2.3: Organize information to show understanding (e.g., representing main ideas within a text through charting, mapping paraphrasing, or summarizing).
  • LA. 6.4.2.2: Record information (e.g., observations, notes, lists, charts, map labels, legends) related to a topic, including visual aids as appropriate.
  • LA.6.5.2.1: Listen and gain information for a variety of purposes, (e.g., clarifying, elaborating, summarizing main ideas and supporting details).
  • SS.6.G.3: Understand the relationships between the Earth's ecosystems and the populations that dwell within them.
  • SS.6.G.5: Understand how human actions can impact the environment.
  • SS.6.C.2: Evaluate the roles, rights, and responsibilities of United States citizens, and determine methods of active participation in society, government, and the political system.

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7th Grade
  • SC.7.N.3.2: Identify the benefits and limitations of the use of scientific models.
  • SC.7.E.6.6: Identify the impact that humans have had on Earth, such as deforestation, urbanization, desertification, erosion, air and water quality, changing the flow of water.
  • SC.7.L.15.2: Explore the scientific theory of evolution by recognizing and explaining ways in which genetic variation and environmental factors contribute to evolution by natural selection and diversity of organisms.
  • SC.7.l.15.3: Explore the scientific theory of evolution by relating how the inability of a species to adapt within a changing environment may contribute to the extinction of that species.
  • SC.7.L.17.1: Explain and illustrate the roles of and relationships among producers, consumers, and decomposers in the process of energy transfer in a food web
  • SC.7.L.17.2:Compare/ contrast relationships among organisms such as mutualism, predation, parasitism, competition, commensalism.
  • SC.7.L.17.3: Describe and investigate various limiting factors in a local ecosystem and their impact on native populations including food, shelter, water, space, disease, parasitism, and nesting sites.
  • LA.7.1.6.1: Use new vocabulary that is introduced and taught directly.
  • LA.7.1.6.2: Listen to, read, and discuss familiar and conceptually challenging text.
  • LA.7.2.2.2: Use information from the text to state the main idea and/or provide relevant details.
  • LA.7.5.2.1: Use effective listening strategies for informal and formal discussions, connecting to and building on the ideas of a previous speaker and respecting the viewpoints of others when identifying bias or faulty logic.
  • SS.7.C.2.13: Examine multiple perspectives on public and current issues.
  • SS.7.C.2.3: Experience the responsibilities of citizens at the local, state, or federal levels.
  • SS.7.C.2.10: Examine impact of media, individuals, and interest groups on monitoring and influencing government.
  • SS.7.C.2.11: Analyze media and political communications (bias, symbolism, propaganda).
  • SS.7.C.2.13: Examine multiple perspectives on public and current issues. (SS.7.C.2.13)

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8th Grade
  • SC.8.N.1.6:Understand scientific investigations involve the collection of relevant empirical evidence, the use of logical reasoning, and the application of imagination in devising hypotheses, predictions, explanations and models to make sense of the collected evidence.
  • SC.8.N.3.1: Select models useful in relating the results of their own investigations.
  • SC.8.N.4.1: Explain that science is one of the processes that can be used to inform decision making at the community, state, national and international levels.
  • SC.8.N.4.2: Explain how political, social and economic concerns can affect science and vice versa.
  • LA.8.1.6.1: Use new vocabulary that is introduced and taught directly.
  • LA.8.1.6.2: Listen to, read, and discuss familiar and conceptually challenging text.
  • LA.8.2.2.2: Synthesize and use information from the text to state the main idea or provide relevant details.
  • LA.8.5.2.1: Demonstrate effective listening skills and behaviors for a variety of purposes, and demonstrate understanding by paraphrasing and/or summarizing.
  • LA.8.5.2.2: Use effective listening and speaking strategies for informal and formal discussions, connecting to and building on ideas of a previous speaker and respecting the viewpoints of others when identifying bias or faulty logic.
  • SS.8.G.5.2: Describe impact of human modifications on physical environment and ecosystems of United States throughout history.
  • SS.8.G.3: Understand the relationships between the Earth's ecosystems and the populations that dwell within them.
  • SS.8.G.3.2:Use geographic terms and tools to explain differing perspectives on the use of renewable and non-renewable resources in the United States and Florida over time.
  • SS.8.G.5: Understand how human actions can impact the environment.
  • SS.8.G.5.1: Describe human dependence on the physical environment and natural resources to satisfy basic needs in local environments in the United States.
  • SS.8.G.5.2: Describe impact of human modifications on physical environment and ecosystems of the United States throughout history.

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9th - 12th Grade
  • SC.912.N.1.1: Define a problem based on a specific body of knowledge (i.e. biology) and do the following (pose questions, conduct systematic observations, examine books and other sources to see what is known, plan investigations, use tools to gather, analyze and interpret data, pose answers and explanations , use evidence, communicate results.
  • SC.912.N.1.6: Describe how scientific inferences are drawn from scientific observations, provide examples from content being studied.
  • SC.912.N.3.5: Describe the function of models in science and identify the wide range of models used in science.
  • SC.912.N.4.1: Explain how scientific knowledge and reasoning provide an empirically-based perspective to inform society's decision making.
  • SC.912.N.4.2: Weigh the merits of alternative strategies for solving a specific societal problem by comparing a number of different costs and benefits, such as human, economic and environmental.
  • SC.912.E.7.8: Explain how various atmospheric, oceanic, and hydrologic conditions in Florida have influenced and can influence human behavior, both individually and collectively.
  • SC.912.L.14.6: Explain the significance of genetic factors, environmental factors, and pathogenic agents to health from the perspective of both individual and public health.
  • SC.912.L.14.10: Discuss the relationship between the evolution of land plants and their anatomy.
  • SC.912.L.14.53: Discuss basic classification and characteristics of plants, Identify bryophytes, pteridophytes, gymnosperms, angiosperms.
  • SC.912.L.15.3: Describe how biological diversity is increased by the origin of a new species and how it is decreased by the natural process of extinction.
  • SC.912.L.17.1: Discuss characteristics of populations, such as number of individuals, age structure, density and pattern of distribution.
  • SC.912.L.17.2: Explain general distribution of life in aquatic systems as a function of chemistry, geography, light, depth, salinity, and temperature.
  • SC.912.L.17.3: Discuss how various oceanic and freshwater processes, such as currents tides, and waves, affect the abundance of aquatic organisms.
  • SC.912.L.17.4: Describe changes in ecosystems resulting from seasonal variations, climate change and succession
  • SC.912.L.17.5: Analyze how population size is determined by births, deaths, immigration, emigration, and
  • SC.912.L.17.6: Compare and contrast the relationships among organisms including predation, parasitism, competition, commensalism and mutualism.
  • SC.912.L.17.7: Characterize biotic and abiotic components that define freshwater systems, marine systems and terrestrial systems
  • SC.912.L.17.8: Recognize the consequence of the losses of biodiversity due to catastrophic events, climate changes, human activity, and the introduction of invasive, non-native species.
  • SC.912.L17.10: Diagram and explain biogeochemcial cycles of ecosystem, including water, carbon, nitrogen cycle.
  • SC.912.L.17.11: Evaluate the costs and benefits of renewable and non-renewable resources, such as water, energy, fossil fuels, wildlife, forests.
  • SC.912.L.17.12: Discuss the political, social, environment consequences of sustainable use of land.
  • SC.912.L.1715: Discuss the effects of technology on environmental quality
  • SC.912.L.17.16: Discuss the large scale environmental impacts resulting from human activity including, waste spills, oil spills, run-off, greenhouse gases, ozone depletion, and surface and groundwater pollution.
  • SC.912.L.17.17: Assess the effectiveness of innovative methods of protecting the environment
  • SC 9 12.L.17.18: Describe how human population size and resource use relate to environmental quality.
  • SC.912.L.17. 19: Describe how different natural resources are produced and how their rates of use and renewal limit availability.
  • SC.912.L.17.20: Predict impact of individuals on environmental systems and exam how human lifestyles affect sustainability.
  • SC.912.L.18.9: Explain the interrelated nature of photosynthesis and cellular respiration.
  • LA.910.1.6.1: Use new vocabulary that is introduced and taught directly.
  • LA.1112.1.6.1: Use new vocabulary that is introduced and taught directly.
  • LA.910.1.6.2: Listen to, read, and discuss familiar and conceptually challenging text.
  • LA.1112.1.6.2: Listen to, read, and discuss familiar and conceptually challenging text.
  • LA.910.2.2.1: Analyze and evaluate information from text features (e.g., transitional devices, table of contents, glossary, index, bold or italicized text, headings, charts and graphs, illustrations, subheadings).
  • LA.1112.2.2.1: Analyze and evaluate information from text features (e.g., transitional devices, table of contents, glossary, index, bold or italicized text, headings, charts and graphs, illustrations, subheadings)
  • LA.910.2.2.2: Use information from the text to answer questions or to state the main idea or provide relevant details.
  • LA.1112.2.2.2: Use information from the text to answer questions or to state the main idea or provide relevant details.
  • LA.910.5.2.1: Select and use appropriate listening strategies according to the intended purpose (e.g., solving problems, interpreting and evaluating the techniques and intent of a presentation).
  • LA.1112.5.2.1: Demonstrate effective listening skills and behaviors for a variety of purposes, and demonstrate understanding by critically evaluating and analyzing oral presentations.
  • SS.912.C.2.4: Evaluate, take, and defend positions on issues that cause government to balance interests of individuals with public good
  • SS.912.C.2.11: Analyze public policy solutions or courses of action to resolve a local, state, or federal issue.
  • SS.912.G.5.4: Analyze case studies of how humans impact the diversity and productivity of ecosystems.
  • SS.912.G.5.6: Analyze case studies to predict how a change to an environmental factor can affect an ecosystem.
  • SS.912.G.2.4: Use geographic terms and tools to analyze case studies of how selected regions change over time.
  • SS.912.G.2.5: Use geographic terms and tools to analyze case studies of debates over how human actions modify a selected region.
  • SS.912.G.3: Understand the relationships between Earth's ecosystems and the populations that dwell within them.
  • SS.912.G.3.2: Use geographic terms and tools to explain how weather and climate influence natural character of a place.
  • SS.912.G.3.3: Use geographic terms and tools to explain differing perspectives on the use of renewable and non-renewable resources in Florida, the United States, and the world.

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