Content Standards

Content Standards List

Pennsylvania Core Standards
– English Language Arts
o Grades PreK-5
 1.1
• Foundational Skills (PreK-5)
 1.2
• Reading Informational Text
 1.3
• Reading Literature
 1.4
• Writing
 1.5
• Speaking and Listening
o Grades 6-12
 1.2
• Reading Informational Text
 1.3
• Reading Literature
 1.4
• Writing
 1.5
• Speaking and Listening
– Mathematics
o Grades PreK-12
 2.1
• Numbers and Operations
 2.2
• Algebraic Concepts
 2.3
• Geometry
 2.4
• Measurement, Data, and Probability
– Reading and Writing for Other Subjects
o Reading for Science and Technical Subjects, Grades 6-12
 3.5
• Reading Informational Text
o Writing In Science and Technical Subjects, Grades 6-12
 3.6
• Writing
o Reading in History and Social Studies, Grades 6-12
 8.5
• Reading Informational Text
o Writing in History and Social Studies, Grades 6-12
 8.6
• Writing

Pennsylvania Academic Standards
– Science and Technology and Engineering Education
o Science and Technology Primary Standards (Grades PreK-3)
 3.1
• Biological Sciences
 3.2
• Physical Sciences: Chemistry and Physics
 3.3
• Earth and Space Sciences
 3.4
• Technology and Engineering Education
o Science and Technology and Engineering Education Elementary Standards (Grades 3, 5, 6, 8)
 3.1
• Biological Sciences
 3.2
• Physical Sciences: Chemistry and Physics
 3.3
• Earth and Space Sciences
 3.4
• Technology and Engineering Education
o Science and Technology and Engineering Education Secondary Standards (Biology, Chemistry, Physics)
 3.1
• Biological Sciences
 3.2
• Physical Sciences: Chemistry and Physics
 3.3
• Earth and Space Sciences
 3.4
• Technology and Engineering Education
– Environment and Ecology
o Environment and Ecology Primary Standards (Grades PreK-3)
 4.1
• Ecology
 4.2
• Watersheds and Wetlands
 4.3
• Natural Resources
 4.4
• Agriculture and Society
 4.5
• Humans and the Environment
o Environment and Ecology Elementary and Secondary Standards (Grades 3-8, 10, 12)
 4.1
• Ecology
 4.2
• Watersheds and Wetlands
 4.3
• Natural Resources
 4.4
• Agriculture and Society
 4.5
• Humans and the Environment
– Civics and Government
o Civics and Government Primary Standards (Grades PreK-3)
 5.1
• Principles and Documents of Government
 5.2
• Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship
 5.3
• How Government Works
 5.4
• How International Relationships Function
o Civics and Government Elementary Standards (Grades 3-8)
 5.1
• Principles and Documents of Government
 5.2
• Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship
 5.3
• How Government Works
 5.4
• How International Relationships Function
o Civics and Government Secondary Standards (Grade 9, 12)
 5.1
• Principles and Documents of Government
 5.2
• Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship
 5.3
• How Government Works
 5.4
• How International Relationships Function
– Economics
o Economics Primary Standards (Grades PreK-3)
 6.1
• Scarcity and Choice
 6.2
• Markets and Economic Systems
 6.3
• Functions of Government
 6.4
• Economic Interdependence
 6.5
• Income, Profit, and Wealth
o Economics Elementary Standards (Grades 3-8)
 6.1
• Scarcity and Choice
 6.2
• Markets and Economic Systems
 6.3
• Functions of Government
 6.4
• Economic Interdependence
 6.5
• Income, Profit, and Wealth
o Economics Secondary Standards (Grades 9, 12)
 6.1
• Scarcity and Choice
 6.2
• Markets and Economic Systems
 6.3
• Functions of Government
 6.4
• Economic Interdependence
 6.5
• Income, Profit, and Wealth
– Geography
o Geography Primary Standards (Grades PreK-3)
 7.1
• Basic Geographic Literacy
 7.2
• Physical Characteristics of Places and Regions
 7.3
• Human Characteristics of Places and Regions
 7.4
• Interactions Between People and the Environment
o Geography Elementary Standards (Grades 3-8)
 7.1
• Basic Geographic Literacy
 7.2
• Physical Characteristics of Places and Regions
 7.3
• Human Characteristics of Places and Regions
 7.4
• Interactions Between People and the Environment
o Geography Secondary Standards (Grades 9, 12)
 7.1
• Basic Geographic Literacy
 7.2
• Physical Characteristics of Places and Regions
 7.3
• Human Characteristics of Places and Regions
 7.4
• Interactions Between People and the Environment
– History
o History Primary Standards (Grades PreK-3)
 8.1
• Historical Analysis and Skills Development
 8.2
• Pennsylvania History
 8.3
• United States History
 8.4
• World History
o History Elementary Standards (Grades 3-8)
 8.1
• Historical Analysis and Skills Development
 8.2
• Pennsylvania History
 8.3
• United States History
 8.4
• World History
o History Secondary Standards (Grades 9, 12)
 8.1
• Historical Analysis and Skills Development
 8.2
• Pennsylvania History
 8.3
• United States History
 8.4
• World History
– The Arts and Humanities
o 9.1
 Production, Performance and Exhibition of Dance, Music, Theatre and Visual Arts
o 9.2
 Historical and Cultural Contexts
o 9.3
 Critical Response
o 9.4
 Aesthetic Response
– Health, Safety and Physical Education
o 10.1
 Concepts of Health
o 10.2
 Healthful Living
o 10.3
 Safety and Injury Prevention
o 10.4
 Physical Activity
o 10.5
 Concepts, Principles and Strategies of Movement
– Family and Consumer Sciences
o 11.1
 Financial and Resource Management
o 11.2
 Balancing Family, Work and Community Responsibility
o 11.3
 Food Science and Nutrition
o 11.4
 Child Development
– World Languages
o 12.1
 Communication in a Target Language
o 12.2
 Communication in a Classical World Language
o 12.3
 The Role of Culture in World Language Acquisition
o 12.4
 The Role of Culture in Classical World Language Acquisition
o 12.5
 World Languages in the Community
o 12.6
 Classical World Languages in the Community
– Career Education and Work
o 13.1
 Career Awareness and Preparation
o 13.2
 Career Acquisition (Getting a Job)
o 13.3
 Career Retention and Advancement
o 13.4
 Entrepreneurship
– Business, Computer and Information Technology
o 15.1
 Accounting
o 15.2
 Career Management
o 15.3
 Communication
o 15.4
 Computer and Information Technologies
o 15.5
 Entrepreneurship
o 15.6
 Finance and Economics
o 15.7
 Global Business
o 15.8
 Management
o 15.9
 Marketing
PA English Language Development Standards
– Standard 1
o Communication in English for SOCIAL AND INSTRUCTIONAL purposes
– Standard 2
o Communication in Language Arts
– Standard 3
o Communication in Mathematics
– Standard 4
o Communication in Science
– Standard 5
o Communication in Social Studies
Additional Standards
– American School Counselor Association National Standards for Students
o Category 1
 Mindset Standards
o Category 2
 Behavior Standards
PA Early Childhood Education Standards
– Pennsylvania Early Childhood Education Standards for Infant-Toddler
o Key Learning Area
 Approaches to Learning through Play – Constructing, Organizing, and Applying Knowledge
o Key Learning Area
 Language and Literacy Development – English Language Arts
o Key Learning Area
 Mathematical Thinking and Expression – Exploring, Processing, and Problem-Solving
o Key Learning Area
 Scientific Thinking and Technology – Exploring, Scientific Inquiry, and Discovery
o Key Learning Area
 Social Studies Thinking – Connecting to Communities
o Key Learning Area
 Creative Thinking and Expression – Communicating through the Arts
o Key Learning Area
 Health, Wellness, and Physical Development – Learning About My Body
o Key Learning Area
 Social and Economic Development – Student Interpersonal Skills
o Key Learning Area
 Partnerships for Learning – Families, Early Care and Education Programs, and Communities
– Pennsylvania Early Childhood Education Standards for Pre-Kindergarten
o Key Learning Area
 Approaches to Learning through Play – Constructing, Organizing, and Applying Knowledge
o Key Learning Area
 Language and Literacy Development – English Language Arts
o Key Learning Area
 Mathematical Thinking and Expression – Exploring, Processing, and Problem-Solving
o Key Learning Area
 Scientific Thinking and Technology – Exploring, Scientific Inquiry, and Discovery
o Key Learning Area
 Social Studies Thinking – Connecting to Communities
o Key Learning Area
 Creative Thinking and Expression – Communicating through the Arts
o Key Learning Area
 Health, Wellness, and Physical Development – Learning About My Body
o Key Learning Area
 Social and Economic Development – Student Interpersonal Skills
o Key Learning Area
 Partnerships for Learning – Families, Early Care and Education Programs, and Communities
– Pennsylvania Early Childhood Education Standards for First Grade
o Key Learning Area
 Approaches to Learning through Play – Constructing, Organizing, and Applying Knowledge
o Key Learning Area
 Language and Literacy Development – English Language Arts
o Key Learning Area
 Mathematical Thinking and Expression – Exploring, Processing, and Problem-Solving
o Key Learning Area
 Scientific Thinking and Technology – Exploring, Scientific Inquiry, and Discovery
o Key Learning Area
 Social Studies Thinking – Connecting to Communities
o Key Learning Area
 Creative Thinking and Expression – Communicating through the Arts
o Key Learning Area
 Health, Wellness, and Physical Development – Learning About My Body
o Key Learning Area
 Social and Economic Development – Student Interpersonal Skills
o Key Learning Area
 Partnerships for Learning – Families, Early Care and Education Programs, and Communities
– Pennsylvania Early Childhood Education Standards for Second Grade
o Key Learning Area
 Approaches to Learning through Play – Constructing, Organizing, and Applying Knowledge
o Key Learning Area
 Language and Literacy Development – English Language Arts
o Key Learning Area
 Mathematical Thinking and Expression – Exploring, Processing, and Problem-Solving
o Key Learning Area
 Scientific Thinking and Technology – Exploring, Scientific Inquiry, and Discovery
o Key Learning Area
 Social Studies Thinking – Connecting to Communities
o Key Learning Area
 Creative Thinking and Expression – Communicating through the Arts
o Key Learning Area
 Health, Wellness, and Physical Development – Learning About My Body
o Key Learning Area
 Social and Economic Development – Student Interpersonal Skills
o Key Learning Area
 Partnerships for Learning – Families, Early Care and Education Programs, and Communities

 

Next Generation Science Standards
– Discipline
o Physical Sciences
o Life Sciences
o Earth and Space Sciences
o Engineering, Technology, and Applications of Science
– Disciplinary Core Idea
o Physical Sciences
 PS1A
• Structure and Properties of Matter
 PS1B
• Chemical Reactions
 PS1C
• Nuclear Processes
 PS2A
• Forces and Motion
 PS2B
• Types of Interactions
 PS3A
• Definitions of Energy
 PS3B
• Conservation of Energy and Energy Transfer
 PS3C
• Relationship Between Energy and Forces
 PS3D
• Energy in Chemical Processes and Everyday Life
 PS4A
• Wave Properties
 PS4B
• Electromagnetic Radiation
 PS4C
• Information Technologies and Instrumentation
o Life Sciences
 LS1A
• Structure and Function
 LS1B
• Growth and Development of Organisms
 LS1C
• Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms
 LS1D
• Informational Processing
 LS2A
• Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
 LS2B
• Cycles of Matter and Energy Transfer in Ecosystems
 LS2C
• Ecosystems Dynamics, Functioning and Resilience
 LS2D
• Social Interactions and Group Behavior
 LS3A
• Inheritance of Traits
 LS3B
• Variation of Tratis
 LS4A
• Evidence of Common Ancestry and Diversity
 LS4B
• Natural Selection
 LS4C
• Adaptation
 LS4D
• Biodiversity and Humans
o Earth and Space Sciences
 ESS1A
• The Universe and Its Stars
 ESS1B
• Earth and the Solar System
 ESS1C
• The History of Planet Earth
 ESS2A
• Earth Materials and Systems
 ESS2B
• Plate Tectonics and Large-Scale Systems
 ESS2C
• The Role of Water in Earth’s Surface Processes
 ESS2D
• Weather and Climate
 ESS2E
• Biogeology
 ESS3A
• Natural Resources
 ESS3B
• Natural Hazards
 ESS3C
• Human Impacts on Earth Systems
 ESS3D
• Global Climate Change
o Engineering, Technology, and Applications of Science
 ETS1A
• Defining and Delimiting Engineering Problems
 ETS1B
• Developing Possible Solutions
 ETS1C
• Optimizing the Design Solution
– Crosscutting Concept
o Patterns
o Cause and Effect
o Scale, Proportion, and Quantity
o Systems and System Models
o Energy and Matter
o Structure and Function
o Stability and Change
o Interdependence of Science, Engineering, and Technology
o Influence of Engineering, Technology, and Science on Society and the Natural World
– Practice
o Planning and Carrying Out Investigations
o Analyzing and Interpreting Data
o Using Mathematics and Computational Thinking
o Constructing Explanations and Designing Solutions
o Engaging in Argument from Evidence
o Obtaining, Evaluating, and Communicating Information