Children’s Literature

Kindergarten

the tiny seed
The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle

Standard K.L.2 The student will demonstrate an understanding of organisms found in the environment and how these organisms depend on the environment to meet those needs.

Indicator K.L.2A.2 Conduct structured investigations to determine what plants need to live and grow (including water and light).

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The Little Raindrop by Joanna Gray

Standard K.E.3 The student will demonstrate an understanding of daily and seasonal weather patterns.

K.E.3A. Conceptual Understanding: Weather is a combination of sunlight, wind, snow or rain, and temperature in a particular region at a particular time. Scientists measure weather conditions to describe and record the weather and to notice patterns over time. Plants and animals (including humans) respond to different weather conditions in different ways.

Indicator K.E.3A.1 Analyze and interpret local weather condition data (including precipitation, wind, temperature, and cloud cover) to describe weather patterns that occur from day to day, using simple graphs and pictorial weather symbols.

 1st Grade

the moon book
The Moon Book by Gail Gibbons

Standard 1.E.3 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the patterns of the Sun and the Moon and the Sun’s effect on earth.

Indicator 1.E.3A.2 Use data from personal observations to describe, predict, and develop models to exemplify how the appearance of the moon changes over time in a predictable pattern.

2nd Grade

hurricae
Hurricane by David Wiesner

Standard 2.E.2 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the daily and seasonal weather patterns.

Indicator 2.E.2A.4 Obtain and communicate information about severe weather conditions to explain why certain safety precautions are necessary.

and everyone shouted pull
And Everyone Shouted, Pull!: A First Look at Forces and Motion by Claire Llewellyn

Standard 2.P.4 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the effects of pushes, pulls, and friction on the motion of objects.

Indicator 2.P.4A.2 Develop and use models to exemplify the effects of pushing and pulling on an object.

 3rd Grade

marty mcguire
Marty McGuire Digs Worms! by Kate Messner

Standard 3.E.4 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the composition of Earth and the processes that shape features of Earth’s surface.

Indicator 3.E.4A.3 Obtain and communicate information to exemplify how humans obtain, use, and protect renewable and nonrenewable Earth Resources.

what is the world made of
What Is The World Made Of? All About Solids, Liquids, and Gases by Kathleen Zoehfeld

Standard 3.P.2 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the properties used to classify matter and how heat energy can change matter from one state to another.

Indicator 3.P.2A.2 Construct explanations using observations and measurements to describe how matter can be classified as a solid, liquid, or gas.

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