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Clean Air Projects

Grades K-5


Elementary Science Expectations

(CAC) The Colors of Air Pollution Relay (Grade K)

(CAC) Wanted: Clean Air (Grade K)

(CAC) Idlers: Please Stop Your Engines (Grade 3-5)

Plants on Pollution Patrol (Grade 4)

(CAC) Stayin Alive (Grade 4)

(CAC) Six Infamous Air Pollutants (Grade 5)

KLife Sciences: Organisms can be described and sorted by their physical characteristics. X    
4Life Sciences: All living things share similar characteristics, but they also have differences that can be described and classified.   XX 
4Life Sciences: There is interaction and interdependence between and among living and nonliving components of the systems.   XXX 
5Life Sciences: All organisms have structures and systems with separate functions.     X
 Elementary Reading, Writing, and Communicating Expectations      
KOral Expression: Oral communication skills are built within a language-rich environment. X    
KOral Expression: Communication relies on effective verbal and nonverbal skills. X    
KReading for All Purposes: A concept of print to read and a solid comprehension of literacy information text are the building blocks of readying.X     
KWriting & Composition: Pictures, labels, and familiar words are used to find information that answers questions of interest.XX    
KResearch & Reasoning: Purpose, relevant information, and question at hand.X     
KResearch & Reasoning:  Quality thinking depends on the quality of questions.X     
3Oral Expression: Successful group activities need the cooperation of everyone.  X   
3Writing & Composition: Correct grammar, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling are used when writing.  X   
4Oral Expression: A clear communication plan is necessary to effectively deliver and receive information.  X X 
4Writing & Composition: Informational and persuasive texts use the recursive writing process.  X   
4Writing & Composition: Correct sentence formation, grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling are applied to make the meaning clear to the reader.  X   
4Reading for All Purposes: Comprehending new information for research is a process undertaken with discipline both alone and within groups.   XX 
4Reading for All Purposes: Identifying implications, concepts, and ideas enriches reasoning skills.  XXX 
5Oral Expression: Effective communication requires writers to express an opinion, provide information, describe a process, and persuade an audience.      X
5Oral Expression: Listening are techniques that contribute to understanding different situations and serving different purposes.  X  X
5Reading for All Purposes: Ideas found in a variety of informational texts need to be compared and understood.     X
5Writing & Composition: The recursive writing process creates stronger informational and persuasive texts for a variety of audiences and purposes.     X
5Research & Reasoning: High-quality research requires information that is organized and presented with documentation.     X
5Research & Reasoning: Quality reasoning requires asking questions and analyzing and evaluating viewpoints.  X  X
 Elementary Mathematics Expectations:      
5Number, Sense, Properties, and Operations: Formulate, represent and use algorithms to mulityple and divide multi-digit whole numbers with flexibility, accuracy, and efficiency.  X   
5Patterns, Functions, and Algebraic Structures: Number patterns and relationships can be described using a variety of tools.  X   
5Patterns, Functions, and Algebraic Structures: When a relationship exists between two quantities, a change in one results in a change in the other.  X   
5Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability: Visual displays and summary statistics are used to describe and interpret data.  X   
4Number, Sense, Properties, and Operations:  Formulate, represent, and use algorithms to muliply and divide with flexibility, accuracy, and efficiency.  X   
4Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability: Visual displays of classroom data can be used to summarize information across the content areas.  X   
4Shape, Dimension, and Geometric Relationships: Appropriate measurement tolls, units, and systems are used to measure different attributes of objects and time.  X   
3Number, Sense, Properties, and Operations: Parts of a whole can be modeled and represented in different ways.  X   
3Patterns, Functions, and Algebraic Structures: Number patterns are based on operations and relationships.  X   
3Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability: Visual displays of data can be used to answer questions of interest.  X