Standards with the same topic and subject but for other grades
compare and contrast the distinguishing characteristics of groups of organisms.
Animals can be classified based on characteristics (1.5 c).
animals can be classified based on a variety of characteristics.
group animals using similar characteristics and explain the grouping (1.5 c).
distinguish between wild animals (raccoon, hawk, squirrel, shark) and domestic animals (dog, cat, sheep) and recognize examples of each.
classify plants by characteristics (1.4 c).
animals can be classified according to a variety of characteristics.
group organisms into categories, using their characteristics: plants (vascular and nonvascular) and animals (vertebrates or invertebrates). Name and describe two common examples of each group.
classification of organisms using physical characteristics, body structures, and behavior of the organism; and
Organisms have needs and life processes, which distinguish them from nonliving objects (K.6 b).