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First Grade

Applicable Content Standards and Relevant Exhibits


Historical and Social Sciences Analysis Skills
A Child's Place in Time and Space:
1.1.2. Understand the elements of fair play and good sportsmanship, respect for the rights and opinions of others, and respect for rules by which we live, including the meaning of the "Golden Rule." (Total Museum Experience)
1.6. Students understand basic economic concepts and the role of individual choice in a free-market economy. (Good Cents Bank)
1.6.1. Understand the concept of exchange and the use of money to purchase goods and services. (Pizza Parlor Dinner Theatre, Good Cents Bank)
1.6.2. Identify the specialized work that people do to manufacture, transport, and market goods and services and the contributions of those who work in the home. (All Community Role Play Exhibits)

Health Education
Growth and Development:
1.2. G. Identify anatomical names of major internal and external body parts.
(The Doctor's In)

Personal and Community Health:
1.8. P. Identify materials that can be reduced, reused, or recycled. (Recycle Exhibit)
1.9. P. Identify emergency situations (e.g., injuries, abductions, fires, floods, earthquakes. (Emergency Services Room)
3.1. P. Identify individuals in the school and in the community who promote health. (The Doctor's In)

Interpersonal Communication:
4.1. P. Demonstrate effective communication skills when asking for assistance with health-related problems. (The Doctor's In)
4.2. P. Demonstrate effective communication skills in an emergency situation.(Emergency Services Room)
5.1. S. Analyze steps to take in emergency or potentially dangerous situations. (Emergency Services Room)

Language Arts
Reading:
1.1. Match oral words to printed words. (Total Museum Experience)
1.3. Identify letters, words, and sentences. (Total Museum Experience)

Reading Comprehension:
2.3. Follow one-step written instructions. (Total Museum Experience)

Listening:

1.1. Listen attentively. (Total Museum Experience)
1.2. Ask questions for clarification and understanding. (Total Museum Experience)
1.3. Give, restate, and follow simple two-step directions. (Total Museum Experience)

Mathematics

Number Sense:
1.5. Identify and know the value of coins and show different combinations of coins that equal the same value. (Good Cents Bank)

Measurement and Geometry:
1.1. Compare the length, weight, and volume of two or more objects by using direct comparison or a nonstandard unit. (Senses area, Gear Wall & Pulley Wall, Harmonograph)
2.1. Identify, describe, and compare triangles, rectangles, squares, and circles, including the faces of three-dimensional objects. (Magnetic Shapes Wall)
2.3. Give and follow directions about location. (Total Museum Experience)
2.4. Arrange and describe objects in space by proximity, position, and direction (e.g., near, far, below, above, up, down, behind, in front of, next to, left or right of). (Total Museum Experience)

Science
Life Sciences:
2. A. Plants and animals meet their needs in different ways. As a basis for understanding this concept: Students know different plants and animals inhabit different kinds of environments and have external features that help them thrive in different kinds of places. (Nature Area)
2. C. Students know animals eat plants or other animals for food and may also use plants or even other animals for shelter and nesting. (Nature Area)
2. D. Students know how to infer what animals eat from the shapes of their teeth(e.g. sharp teeth: eats meat; flat teeth: eats plants). (Nature Area)

Visual and Performing Arts
Artistic Perception:
1.2. Observe and describe the traits of a character. (All Community Role Play Exhibits)

Historical and Cultural Context:
3.3 Describe the roles and responsibilities of audience and actor. (Little Oaks Theatre)

Connections, Relationships, Applications
Careers and Career-Related Skills:
5.2. Demonstrate the ability to work cooperatively in presenting a tableau, an improvisation, or a pantomime. (All Community Role Play Exhibits)


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