standards













Second Grade California Content Standards

Writing
 ELA.2.1.1. Group related ideas and maintain a consistent focus.
Research
 ELA.2.1.3. Understand the purposes of various reference materials (e.g., dictionary, thesaurus, atlas).
Evaluation and Revision
 ELA.2.1.4. Revise original drafts to improve sequence and provide more descriptive detail.


Listening and Speaking
Organization and Delivery of Oral Communication
 ELA.2.1.6. Speak clearly and at an appropriate pace for the type of communication (e.g., informal discussion, report to class).
 ELA.2.1.9. Report on a topic with supportive facts and details.


History and Social Science
HSS.2.2.2. Label from memory a simple map of the North American continent, including the countries, oceans, Great Lakes, major rivers, and mountain ranges.

Science
SCI.2.2.b. Students know the sequential stages of life cycles are different for different animals, such as butterflies, frogs, and mice.


Technology
5. Work cooperatively and collaboratively with peers, family members, and others when using technology in the classroom.
8. Create developmentally appropriate multimedia products with support from teachers, family members, or student partners.



Third Grade California Content Standards

Reading
 ELA.3.2.1. Use titles, tables of contents, chapter headings, glossaries, and indexes to locate information in text.
 
Writing
 ELA.3.1.1. Create a single paragraph:
a. Develop a topic sentence.
b. Include simple supporting facts and details.
Research
 ELA.3.1.3. Understand the structure and organization of various reference materials (e.g., dictionary, thesaurus, atlas, encyclopedia).
Evaluation and Revision
 ELA.3.1.4. Revise drafts to improve the coherence and logical progression of ideas by using an established rubric.

Listening and Speaking
ELA.3.1.8. Clarify and enhance oral presentations through the use of appropriate props (e.g., objects, pictures, charts).

Science
 SCI.3.3.b. Students know examples of diverse life forms in different environments, such as oceans, deserts, tundra, forests, grasslands, and wetlands.


Technology
1. Use keyboards and other common input and output devices (including adaptive devices when necessary) efficiently and effectively.
5. Use technology tools (e.g., multimedia authoring, presentation, Web tools, digital cameras, scanners) for individual and collaborative writing, communication, and publishing activities to create knowledge products for audiences inside and outside the classroom.
10. Evaluate the accuracy, relevance, appropriateness, comprehensiveness, and bias of electronic information sources.