The Sun and Directions--Second Grade
A Listing of PA Standards Addressed
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1.1.3 E - Acquire a reading vocabulary by identifying and correctly using words
(e.g., antonyms, synonyms, categories of words). Use a dictionary when appropriate.
1.1.3 F - Understand the meaning of and use correctly new vocabulary learned
in various subject areas.
1.2.3 B i - Use electronic media for research.
1.6.3 A i - Ask questions as an aid to understanding.
1.6.3 A ii - Distinguish fact from opinion.
1.6.3 D i - Ask relevant questions.
1.6.3 D ii - Respond with appropriate information or opinions to questions asked.
1.6.3 D iii - Listen to and acknowledge the contributions of others.
1.6.3 D iv - Display appropriate turn-taking behaviors.
1.6.3 E i - Participate in everyday conversation.
2.6.3 C - Predict the likely number of times a condition will occur based on analyzed data.
2.6.3 D - Form and justify an opinion on whether a given statement is
reasonable based on a comparison to data.
2.9.3 F - Identify symmetry in nature.
3.1.4 B ii - Identify and apply models as tools for prediction and insight.
3.1.4 C i - Identify observable patterns (e.g. growth patterns in plants, crystal shapes
in minerals, climate, structural patterns in bird feathers).
3.1.4 C ii - Use knowledge of natural patterns to predict next occurrences (e.g.,
seasons, leaf patterns, lunar phases).
3.1.4 E i - Recognize change as fundamental to science and technology concepts.
3.1.4 E ii - Examine and explain change by using time and measurement.
3.1.4 E iii - Describe relative motion.
3.2.4 A i - Distinguish between a scientific fact and a belief.
3.2.4 A ii - Provide clear explanations that account for observations and results.
3.2.4 A iii - Relate how new information can change existing perceptions.
3.2.4 C iii - Conduct an experiment.
3.2.4 C iv - State a conclusion that is consistent with the information.
3.2.4 D i - Recognize and explain basic problems.
3.2.4 D iii - Try a solution.
3.2.4 D iv - Describe the solution, identify its impacts and modify if necessary.
3.4.4 C iii - Describe various types of motions.
3.4.4 C iv - Compare the relative movement of objects and describe types of
motion that are evident.
3.4.4 C v - Describe the position of an object by locating it relative to another
object or the background (e.g., geographic direction, left, up).
3.4.4 D iv - Describe the solar system motions and use them to explain time (e.g.,
days, seasons), major lunar phases and eclipses.
3.7.4 D i - Apply operating systems skills to perform basic computer tasks.
3.7.4 E i - Apply a web browser.