• Science
    • Earth Processes and Systems
      • Identify the earth processes that cause erosion
      • Describe how currents and wind cause erosion and land changes
      • Describe the role water places in altering the surface of the earth
      • Compare rapid and slow processes 
      • Identify the earth events that cause changes in atmospheric conditions
      • Analyze evidence that indicates life and environmental conditions have changed

    • Changes in Earth and Sky
      •  Identify the sources of water within an environment
      • Describe the distribution of water on the Earth's surface
      • Differentiate between weather and climate
      • Measure changes in weather
      • Interpret symbols on a weather map or chart
      • Compare weather conditions in various locations
    • Characteristics of Organism
      • Compare structres in plants 
      • Classify animals by veterbrates and invertebrates

    • Organisms and Environments
      • Describe ways resources are used to meet the needs of a population
      • Differentiate between renewable and nonrenewable resources
      • Describe how resources can be conserved

    • Diversity, Adaptation, and Behavior
      • Provide examples of adaptations that allow plants and animals to survive

    • Energy and Magnetism
      • Demonstrate that electricity flowing in circuits can produce light, heat, sound, and magnetic effects
      • Construct series and parallel electric circuits
      • Explain the purpose of conductors and insulators
     
    Social Studies
    • Construct maps, charts, and graphs to display geographic information
    • Describe the legacy, cultures, and achievements of prehistoric people in the Americas
    • Describe the impact of Spanish exploration and colonization on the Southwest
    • Describe the changes in the Southwest during westward expansion
    • Describe the events in Arizona during the Civil War
    • Describe how Arizona changed before, during, and after World War II
    • Describe Arizona's transition to statehood
    • Describe the government of Arizona and the United States
    • Explain how incentives affect peoples' behavior and choices
    • Cite evidence from text to support analysis of primary and secondary sources
    • Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly
    • Present information, findings, and supporting evidence that are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience