3rd Grade (SCI) Science Standards [LS3] Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits
SCI-03.LS3.01 Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence that plants and animals
have traits inherited from parents and that variation of these traits exists in
a group of similar organisms.
Clarification Statement: Patterns are the similarities and differences in traits shared between offspring and their parents, or among
siblings. Emphasis is on organisms other than humans. Disciplinary Core Ideas Many characteristics of organisms are
inherited from their parents.
Different organisms vary in how they look and
function because they have different inherited
Student Learning Targets:
Skills (Performance) Targets
The Student ...
... with help, demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
“The Standard.” ... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.
... demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
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