DCI Arrangements of Standards

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Performance Expectations by DCI

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Elementary   (K–5)

Storylines:   K–2   3–5        PDFs:  K   1   2   3   4   5

K-PS2 Matter and Stability: Forces

and Interactions

K-PS3 Energy

K-LS1 From molecules to organisms: Structures and processes

K-ESS2 Earth's Systems

K-ESS3 Earth and Human Activity

1-PS4 Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer

1-LS1 From Molecules to Organisms: Structure and Processes

1-LS3 Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits

1-ESS1 Earth's Place in the Universe

2-PS1 Matter and Its Interactions

2-LS2 Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics

2-LS4 Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity

2-ESS1 Earth's Place in the Universe

2-ESS2 Earth's Systems

K-2-ETS1 Engineering Design

3-PS2 Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions

3-LS1 From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes

3-LS2 Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics

3-LS3 Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits

3-LS4 Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity

3-ESS2 Earth's Systems

3-ESS3 Earth and Human Activity

4-PS3 Energy

4-PS4 Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer

4-LS1 From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes

4-ESS1 Earth's Place in the Universe

4-ESS2 Earth's Systems

4-ESS3 Earth and Human Activity

5-PS1 Matter and Its Interactions

5-PS2 Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions

5-PS3 Energy

5-LS1 From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes

5-LS2 Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics

5-ESS1 Earth's Place in the Universe

5-ESS2 Earth's Systems

5-ESS3 Earth and Human Activity

3-5-ETS1 Engineering Design

PS: Physical Sciences

Middle School (6–8)     Storyline     PDF

High School (9–12)     Storyline     PDF

MS-PS1 Matter and Its Interactions

MS-PS2 Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions

MS-PS3 Energy

MS-PS4 Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer

HS-PS1 Matter and Its Interactions

HS-PS2 Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions

HS-PS3 Energy

HS-PS4 Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer

LS: Life Sciences

Middle School (6–8)     Storyline     PDF

High School (9–12)     Storyline     PDF

MS-LS1 From Molecules to Organisms: Structure and Processes

MS-LS2 Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics

MS-LS3 Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits

MS-LS4 Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity

 

HS-LS1 From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes

HS-LS2 Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics

HS-LS3 Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits

HS-LS4 Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity

ESS: Earth and Space Sciences

Middle School (6–8)     Storyline     PDF

High School (9–12)     Storyline     PDF

MS-ESS1 Earth's Place in the Universe

MS-ESS2 Earth's Systems

MS-ESS3 Earth and Human Activity

HS-ESS1 Earth's Place in the Universe

HS-ESS2 Earth's Systems

HS-ESS3 Earth and Human Activity

ETS: Engineering, Technology, and Applications of Science

Middle School (6–8)    Storyline     PDF

High School (9–12)     Storyline     PDF

MS-ETS1 Engineering Design

HS-ETS1 Engineering Design