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Arizona Acedemic Standards

1SC-E3 Organize and present data gathered from their own experiences, using appropriate mathematical analysis and graphical representations.
1SC-E6 Analyze scientific reports from magazines, television, and other media.
3SC-E2 Develop and use a systematic approach to analyze the risks associated with natural and biological hazards.
4SC-E7 Explain and model the interactions and interdependence of living and non-living components within ecosystems.
5SC-E1 Examine, describe, compare, measure, and classify objects and mixtures of substances based on common physical and chemical properties.
5SC-E2 Classify and describe matter in terms of elements, compounds, mixtures, atoms and molecules.
6SC-E3 Describe the composition (including the formation of minerals, rocks, and soil) and the structure of the earth.
6SC-E4 Provide evidence of how life and environmental conditions have changed.

2M-E1 Construct, read, analyze and interpret tables, charts, graphs, and data plots.
2M-E2 Make valid inferences, predictions and arguments based on statistical analysis.
2M-E3 Display and use measures of range and central tendency.
3M-E1 Use algebraic methods to explore, model and describe patterns and functions involving numbers, shapes, data, graphs, and data plots.
3M-E2 Describe, represent and analyze patterns and relationships using shapes, tables, graphs, data plots, verbal rules and standard algebraic notation.
3M-E4 Analyze functional relationships to explain how a change in one variable results in a change in another.
3M-E6 Distinguish between linear and nonlinear functions, given graphic examples.

The Arts
1AV-E1 Choose the most appropriate media, techniques, and processes to enhance communication of own ideas and experiences.
1AV-E2 Demonstrate increasing technical ability and skill to complete visual arts assignments.
1AV-E5 Investigate and sequence multiple visual solutions to a given problem, making revisions and articulating the rationale for the best solutions.

Language Arts
W-E2 Write a personal narrative or creative story that includes a plot and shows the reader what happens through well-developed characters, setting, dialog, and themes and uses figurative language, descriptive words and phrases.
W-E3 Write a summary that presents information clearly and accurately, contains the most significant details, and preserves the position of the author.
W-E5 Write a report that conveys a point of view and develops a topic with appropriate facts, details, examples and descriptions from a variety of cited sources.
W-E6 Write formal communications, such as personal or business letters, messages, directions and applications, in an appropriate format and for a specific audience and purpose.
W-E8 Demonstrate research skills using reference materials such as a dictionary, encyclopedia and thesaurus to complete effectively a variety of writing tasks.
Standard 4 (Viewing & Presenting) Analyze visual media for language, subject matter and visual techniques used to influence opinions, decision making and cultural perceptions.

Plan, develop and produce a visual presentation, using a variety of media such as videos, films, newspapers, magazines, and computer images.
Standard 3 (Listening & Speaking) Prepare and deliver an oral report in a content area and effectively convey the information through verbal and nonverbal communications with a specific audience.

Interpret and respond to questions and evaluate responses both as interviewer and interviewee.

Predict, clarify, analyze, and critique a speaker's information and point of view.

Social Studies
1SS-E8 Demonstrate and apply the basic tools of historical research, including how to construct timelines, frame questions that can be answered by historical study and research, and analyze and evaluate historical materials offering varied perspectives.
3SS-E4 Demonstrate understanding of the characteristics, purposes, and use of geographic tools to locate and analyze information about people, places, and environments.
3SS-E7 Explain the effects of interactions between human and natural systems, including the changes in the meaning, use, and distribution of natural resources.
4SS-E4 Apply the economic concepts of scarcity and choice in decision-making.

Technology Education
1T-E2 Demonstrate increasingly sophisticated operation of technology components.
2T-E1 Discuss basic issues related to responsible use of technology and information and describe personal consequences of inappropriate use.
3T-E1 Use formatting capabilities of technology tools for communicating and illustrating.
3T- E2 Use a variety of technology tools for data collection and analysis.
4T-E1 Use telecommunications efficiently and effectively to access remote information and communicate with others in support of facilitated and independent learning.
4T-E2 Use technology tools for individual and collaborative writing, communication and publishing activities to create curricular related products for audiences inside and outside the classroom.
5T-E1 Locate information from electronic resources.
5T-E2 Evaluate the accuracy, relevance, appropriateness, comprehensiveness, and bias of electronic information sources.
6T-E1 Determine when technology is useful and select and use the appropriate tools and technology resources to solve problems.

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Last updated: April 4, 2002


“We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestor, we borrow it from our children”
Native American Proverb