PA Common Core Standards
English Language Arts
Science and Technology
- Standard - CC.1.2.6.G
Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g. visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.
- Standard - CC.1.2.6.J
Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
- Standard - CC.1.4.6.A
Write informative/ explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information clearly.
- Standard - CC.1.4.6.I
Use clear reasons and relevant evidence to support claims, using credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic.
- Standard - CC.1.4.6.V
Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and refocusing the inquiry when appropriate.
- Standard - CC.1.4.6.W
Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources; assess the credibility of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of other while avoiding plagiarism and providing basic bibliographic information for sources.
- Standard - CC.1.5.6.A
Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions, on grade-level topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
- Standard - CC.1.5.6.F
Include multimedia components and visual displays in presentations to clarify information.
Science and Technology
- Standard - CC.3.5.6-8.A
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts.
- Standard - CC.3.5.6-8.B
Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; provide an accurate summary of the text distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
- Standard - CC.3.5.6-8.I
Compare and contrast the information gained from experiments, simulations, video, or multimedia sources with that gained from reading a text on the same topic.
- Standard - CC.3.6.6-8.E
Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas clearly and efficiently.
- Standard - CC.3.6.6-8.F
Conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.
- Standard - CC.3.6.6-8.G
Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
- Standard - CC.3.6.6-8.H
Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis reflection, and research.
- Standard - 3.2.6.B1
Explain how changes in motion require a force.
- Standard - 3.4.5.C1
Explain how the design process is a purposeful method of planning practical solutions to problems.
- Standard - 3.4.6.C1
Recognize that requirements for a design include such factors as the desired elements and features of a product or system or the limits that are placed on the design.
- Standard - 3.4.6.C2
Show how models are used to communicate and test design ideas and processes.
- Standard - 3.4.5.D1
Identify ways to improve a design solution.
- Standard - 3.4.6.D2
Use computers appropriately to access and organize and apply information.