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SNC - GENERAL KNOWLEDGE (Grades 1-3) - Curriculum Template

Grade 1

DOMAIN : DISCOVERING SELF AND IMMEDIATE ENVIRONMENT


Standard 1: Students develop basic self-awareness, awareness of their environment, and understand their role within their community and environment.

Student Learning Outcomes: Describing self, others, my body and its function ,


Knowledge:

Students will understand...

Parts of body and its functions

Senses and sensory descriptions

Information on mixed ability and handicapped individuals




Skills:

Students will be able to...


Core

Describe themselves briefly. For example, their name, age, likes, games, favourite food, what they want to be when they grow up.

identify the ways in which they are similar and different from others with respect to likes.


identify good qualities in themselves and others (telling the truth; respecting elders and listening to their advice; getting up early in the morning etc).



My body

name major parts of the human body (eyes, nose, ears, mouth, arms, feet, hands and legs)

* identify the functions of various body parts

name the five senses

* identify their body parts which help them to taste, touch, smell, hear and see

identify the sensory descriptions of each of the five senses (Taste: sweet, sour, bitter, salty; Touch: smooth, hard, soft, rough, cold, warm, hot; Hearing: loud, soft, high, low; Sight: bright, dim and recognize colors; Smell: pleasant, unpleasant


Recognize that some people dont have all the body parts and senses and they are also valuable members of the society.

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Student Learning Outcomes: Cleanliness

Knowledge:

Students will understand...

Importance of cleanliness

Ways of staying clean

Hazards of eating unhealthy and unhygienic food




Skills:

Students will be able to...

Core

recognize the importance of keeping themselves, their clothes and surroundings clean for their health.



identify the ways by which they can keep themselves clean (washing hands before and after meals and after using the toilet, clipping/trimming nails, brushing teeth daily, taking bath regularly etc.)

Understand the hazards of eating unhealthy food.



Additional/Advanced SLOs

identify the unhealthy habits that cause illnesses (like cough and diarrhea etc.)



Know the importance of keeping their school clean.

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Student Learning Outcomes: Family, Friends, and School as part of their environment


Knowledge:

Students will understand...

Members of a family

Key people in a school



Additional/Advanced SLOs

Concept of rules






Skills:

Students will be able to...

Core

identify some family members (parents, brothers and sisters, grand-parents, aunts, uncles and cousins (paternal and maternal).

tell the name and location of their school.

* identify the people they interact with in school (teachers, students, principal, service providing staff etc.)

describe the activities they engage in at school.

Additional/Advanced SLOs

share and understand the rules they follow in class and school



recognize that they should respect all family members and friends.



* narrate the special qualities of some of their friends

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DOMAIN 2: ETHICS AND VALUES


Standard 2: Students identify aspects of good character and good manners and learn to practice them in their lives.

Student Learning Outcomes: Good manners and habits

Knowledge:

Students will understand...

Common etiquettes

Skills:

Students will be able to...

Greet others by saying Assalam o Alaikum, Hello, Good Morning etc.

Demonstrate aspects of good character (punctuality, speaking politely, kindness, honesty and truthfulness)

demonstrate etiquettes of eating (dont waste food, eat with clean hands, dont drop food around).

recognize and identify the etiquettes of using the washroom.


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DOMAIN 3: RESPONSIBLE CITIZENSHIP


Standard 3: Students recognize the need to respect rules and rights, fulfill their responsibilities and appreciate diversity at local and global level.

Student Learning Outcomes: Games and Rules

Knowledge:

Students will understand...

Purpose of rules

Importance of games and sports

Skills:

Students will be able to...

name the games they like to play.

* demonstrate the importance of collaboration by participating in group activities and games.

recognize the importance of following rules.

* understand the importance of playing games and exercise for better health for girls, boys, and mixed ability groups.

observe and identify the rules when playing a game.




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DOMAIN 4: PATRIOTISM AND KNOWLEDGE OF COUNTRY


Standard 4: Students recognize the need to respect rules and rights, fulfill their responsibilities and appreciating diversity at local and global level.

Student Learning Outcomes: Pakistan - Our Country

Knowledge:

Students will understand...

Concept of flag

Picture of Pakistans flag




Skills:

Students will be able to...

* tell the full name of our country and date of formation

recognize that all the countries have a flag

draw the flag of Pakistan.




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DOMAIN 5: GOODS AND SERVICES


Standard 5: Students understand the concept of interdependence by classifying the role of goods and services in our lives and the need for respect for all occupations.

Student Learning Outcomes: Transportation

Knowledge:

Students will understand...

Examples of Means of transportation


Skills:

Students will be able to...

identify the means of transportation which people use.

* differentiate between slow & fast means of transportation

Additional/Advanced SLOs

identify the places where buses and trains stop, aeroplanes land and ships berth.

describe the activities that take place at a bus stop, railway station, airport, and harbour


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DOMAIN 6: LIFE SCIENCES

Standard 5: Students begin to understand and demonstrate curiosity about basic concepts and processes of the living world around themselves.

Student Learning Outcomes: Introduction of Living and non-living things

Knowledge:

Students will understand...

Concept of living and non-living things

Properties - Feed, grow, move, breathe

Skills:

Students will be able to...

* Identify living and non-living things around them

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Student Learning Outcomes: Plants

Knowledge:

Students will understand...

Introduction to plants

importance of plants/ trees as a source of food, oxygen, shade, and shelter



things made up of plants/trees

Ways to care for plants

Skills:

Students will be able to...

* Identify plants in their environment

* recognize the importance of plants/ trees as a source of food, shade, and shelter

* identify the things around them that are made up of plants/ trees

  • demonstrate measures for better care of plants

Additional/Advanced SLOs


  • differentiate between plants around them based on their characteristics.




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Student Learning Outcomes: Animals

Knowledge:

Students will understand...

Domestic and wild animals

Food different animals eat

importance of animals as a source of food, joy, and transport



homes of animals



care of domestic and wild animals


Skills:

Students will be able to...

* identify some common domestic and wild animals

* identify the food which different animals eat.

* recognize the importance of animals as a source of food, joy, and transport.

* identify the homes of animals (desert, jungle, water, mountains etc.)

* demonstrate measures for better care of domestic and wild animals

Additional/Advanced SLOs

* identify the differences between common, domestic and wild animals in terms of physical features

* differentiate between animals that can and cannot be kept at home with reasons.






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DOMAIN 7: PHYSICAL SCIENCES


Standard 7: Students recognize simple forms of Physical phenomena (matter & energy) and their uses in their daily lives.

Student Learning Outcomes: push and pull

Knowledge:

Students will understand...

that a force makes an object move or change direction by pushing or pulling something.


Skills:

Students will be able to...



Show that an object moves when we push it or pull it



Understand that push action moves things away from us while a pull action brings things closer to us.




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DOMAIN 8: EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE


Standard 7: Students characterize the physical features and environmental changes of Earth and recognize its relationship with celestial bodies in the sky.

Student Learning Outcomes: Earth , Objects in sky

Knowledge:

Students will understand...

Objects in sky during day and night - Day: sun - Night: moon - stars

Concept of planets

Shape and structure of Earth




Skills:

Students will be able to...

* Understand the concept of planets


  • identify Earth as a planet.


* recognize the shape of the Earth.


* recognize that the Earth is covered with land and water.


* identify celestial objects in the sky during day and night.


* recognize that the Sun shines very brightly during the day and gives us heat and light.

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SNC - GENERAL KNOWLEDGE - Curriculum Template

Grade 2

DOMAIN 1: DISCOVERING SELF AND IMMEDIATE ENVIRONMENT

Standard 1: Students develop basic self-awareness, awareness of their environment, and understand their role within their community and environment.

Student Learning Outcomes: Environment


Knowledge:

Students will understand...

Different types of areas around us (villages, cities, towns, kachi abadis)



Daily lives of people and professions in different types of areas



Common professions and occupations in Pakistan


Skills:

Students will be able to...

recognize that the people of Pakistan live in different types of areas (villages, cities, towns, kachi abadis).

Differentiate between lifestyles of people living in different areas ( villages, cities, towns, kachi abadis)

identify some common professions and occupations in Pakistan (tailor, butcher, cobbler, musician etc.)

Research about different activities and professions that exist in Pakistan.


recognize that people from different areas, religions, and cultures can be friends



Additional/Advanced SLOs

identify key characteristics of different types of areas (buildings, facilities, environment and the work people do)


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DOMAIN 2 : ETHICS AND VALUES

Standard : Students identify aspects of good character and good manners and learn to practice them in their lives.

Student Learning Outcomes: Helping others

Knowledge:

Students will understand...

Interdependence in classroom/home setting and the need to share things

Short stories and pictures that show ways in which people help each other (at home, in classroom, in village/city, at the time of any need or disaster)

Importance of helping each other


Skills:

Students will be able to...

Recognize the importance of sharing things.

list the things they can share with others (toys, books, stationery items, lunch with friends etc.)

Relate with examples from their daily life, the ways in which people are interdependent.

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Student Learning Outcomes: Respecting Others and Appreciating their Diversity, and being Just

Knowledge:

Students will understand...



Importance of respecting everyone despite their religion, family, culture, ethnicity, profession, abilities (including people with special needs) etc.

Concept of justice and fairness

Actions which can hurt others - including bullying


Stories where people make honest mistakes, apologize, and others demonstrate forgiveness



Skills:

Students will be able to...


identify that all human beings are similar, but differ by religion, family, culture, abilities, ethnicity, professions, and should all be respected.

identify occasions when it is important to wait for one's turn. For example, while speaking, in the school, on the bus stop, at canteen and ticketing counters etc.

Demonstrate ways in which they can show respect for all


recognize what they say and do can hurt others, and what others do and say, can hurt them (telling lies, pushing others, bullying using derogatory words etc.)

Recognize that mistakes are a natural outcome of learning and nothing to be ashamed about or to make fun of.

Recognize that making fun of others can cause distress and hurt others.

Differentiate between fair and unfair behavior in daily lives



Additional/Advanced SLOs



identify ways in which we can redress the hurt caused to others (ask for forgiveness, say sorry, do something special for them etc.)

* recognize that when people apologise for their mistake they should forgive them.

accept responsibility for treating others unfairly and manage their behavior accordingly.


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DOMAIN 3 : RESPONSIBLE CITIZENSHIP

Standard : Students recognize the need to respect rules and rights, fulfill their responsibilities and appreciating diversity at local and global level.

Student Learning Outcomes: Traffic rules

Knowledge:

Students will understand...

Traffic rules




Skills:

Students will be able to...

identify some traffic rules

* identify the safety rules they should follow while walking on the road, crossing a road, traveling by a bus etc.

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Student Learning Outcomes: Roles and responsibilities

Knowledge:

Students will understand...


Concept and Role of government


Goods and services provided by government


Concept of religion and listing major and some minor religions in Pakistan (Islam, Christianity, Sikhism, Hinduism, Budhism, Zoroastrianism (Parsi) etc.)


Places of worship of different religions in Pakistan




Skills:

Students will be able to...

Recognize the role of government and identify some goods and services that government provides for the people (health, education, clean water, infrastructure, utilities, safety and security, parks and playgrounds etc.)

Understand the concept of religion and recognize multiple religions in Pakistan

understand that everyone has a right to practice their own religion freely



* inquire about places of worship of major religions in Pakistan (Masjid, Church, Gurdwara, Temple)

recognize that they should respect all places of worship and all religions

Additional/Advanced SLOs

students will be able to reflect on their responsibilities towards to the natural world

careful use of food, water and other resources, regularity and hard work towards education, taking care of surroundings and hygiene, treating everyone equally, and following rules and regulations

list any three rights of the citizens (Right to food, free education, protection, equality and health care)


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DOMAIN 4 : PATRIOTISM AND KNOWLEDGE OF COUNTRY

Standard : Students recognize the respect and value of their country Pakistan, its map, its founders, and the significance of its flag.

Student Learning Outcomes: Our country



map of Pakistan

Introduction to provinces of Pakistan

Significance of colors and symbols on Pakistans flag

Festivals of major religions in Pakistan and describe how they are celebrated

Skills:

Students will be able to...

  • recognize the map of Pakistan.

* name the provinces and areas (AJK, GB and ICT) of Pakistan..

* recognize the significance of National flag.

identify what the colours and symbols on the flag represent.

Additional/Advanced SLOs

*depict the cultural diversity of all provinces and areas of Pakistan

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DOMAIN 5: GOODS AND SERVICES

Standard : Students understand the concept of interdependence by classifying the role of goods and services in our lives and the need for respect for all occupations.

Student Learning Outcomes: Professions/ Occupations around Us


Knowledge:

Students will understand...

Concept of professions



Some common professions

professional achievements of celebrated Pakistanis including women, transgenders, minority groups, and differently abled individuals


Skills:

Students will be able to...

identify some professions from pictures (teaching, business, farming, medicine etc)

* recognize the role of some common professions in their daily lives.

* state which profession they like the most and why

Recognize professional achievements of celebrated Pakistanis including women, transgenders, minority groups, and differently abled individuals.


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Student Learning Outcomes: Agriculture and livestock


Knowledge:

Students will understand...

Concept of Agriculture

Major crops in Pakistan

Concept of livestock and its importance


Skills:

Students will be able to...

* list the major agricultural crops and livestock in Pakistan.

* recognize that people process the crops they grow for making products (cotton to thread to cloth to garments).

* recognize the importance of livestock.




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DOMAIN 6 : LIFE SCIENCES

Standard : Students begin to understand and demonstrate curiosity about basic concepts and processes of the living world around themselves.

Student Learning Outcomes: Natural and Man-made resources as a part of the Environment

Knowledge:

Students will understand...

Concept of natural resources and their types (land, water, air, sun etc.)

Importance of natural resources

Difference between natural and human made materials

Examples of human made materials that are made from natural resources




Skills:

Students will be able to...

* recognize that natural resources are essential for survival of human being (land, water, air, sun etc.)

* differentiate between the natural and human made materials.

* recognize that people manufacture different things from natural resources to serve human needs.


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Standard : Students begin to understand and demonstrate curiosity about basic concepts and processes of the living world around themselves.

Student Learning Outcomes: Plants

Knowledge:

Students will understand...

Parts of a plant

Functions of root,stem,leaf, and flower

Different shapes of leaves

Parts of plants eaten by people

Flowering and non-flowering plants

Fruits with seeds and without seeds

soil, light, air and water are needed to grow a plant


Skills:

Students will be able to...

* identify major parts of a plant. (root, stem, leaf and flower)

* list the functions of root, stem, leaf and flower

* identify different shapes of leaves found around them

* identify the roots that are eaten by people

* name a few plants around them which have flowers, and which do not have flowers

* identify the fruits which have seeds in them

* identify that soil, light, air and water are needed to grow a plant

Additional/Advanced SLOs

Highlight the importance of plants for a clean environment

* recognize that some plants grow from seeds while others grow from stems or roots










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Standard : Students begin to understand and demonstrate curiosity about basic concepts and processes of the living world around themselves.

Student Learning Outcomes: animals



Examples of land and water animals


Differences in broad features of land and water animals


Examples of young ones of some animals


* List the animals they see in their surroundings (land and water)

* recognize the animals that live on land are different in features from those that live in water

* recognize different animals and their young ones. For example, horse and foal, cat and kitten, dog and puppy, hen and chick, frogs and tadpoles, butterflies and caterpillars etc.)

* identify that some young animals do not look like their parents (frogs and butterflies etc.)



Additional/Advanced SLOs

* list the animals that feed their young ones and look after them




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DOMAIN 7 : PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Standard : Students recognize simple forms of Physical phenomena (matter & energy) and their uses in their daily lives.

Student Learning Outcomes: Heat and light

Knowledge:

Students will understand...

Sources of heat and light


Methods of producing heat


Uses of heat and light



Skills:

Students will be able to...

* identify sources of heat and light in their homes, schools and surroundings.

* group sources of light and heat into natural and human made.

* describe methods of producing heat (burning and rubbing etc.)



* list the uses of heat and light.


  • recognize that the intensity of heat and light is felt more as they come nearer to the source.

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DOMAIN 8 : EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE

Standard : Students characterize the physical features and environmental changes of Earth as aspect of its been that as a relationship with celestial bodies in the sky.

Student Learning Outcomes:


Sub-domain: Water

Knowledge:

Students will understand...

Importance of water

Uses of water

Natural sources of water

How water gets from natural sources to taps in home

Importance of using clean water

Methods of purifying water


Skills:

Students will be able to...

* identify the natural sources of water around themselves.

recognize that living things need water to stay alive.

* identify simple uses of water in everyday life.

* recognize the importance of water resources.

* recognize that clean water should be used for drinking and cooking purposes

* understand that boiling, filtering etc. are methods of purifying water

* recognize that some areas of Pakistan experience shortage of water.

Additional/Advanced SLOs

* narrate how water gets from a natural source to the taps in their home.




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Student Learning Outcomes:


Sub-domain: Conservation of natural resources

Knowledge:

Students will understand...

Ways in which human beings waste water.

Why is wasting water a problem?

Ways to save water

Importance of forests

Ways in which forests are destroyed


Skills:

Students will be able to...

* identify the ways in which human beings waste water.


* suggest ways to save water

* recognize the importance of forests for human beings

* identify the ways in which the land is destroyed due to human activity (deforestation).




Additional/Advanced SLOs



* suggest ways to reduce deforestation.




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SNC - GENERAL KNOWLEDGE - Curriculum Template

Grade 3

DOMAIN : DISCOVERING SELF AND IMMEDIATE ENVIRONMENT

Standard 1: Students develop basic self-awareness, awareness of their environment, and understand their role within their community and environment.

Student Learning Outcomes: Personal Safety

Knowledge:

Students will understand...

Risks and dangers associated with the use of electric appliances/sharp objects/fire/strangers/animals/water bodies etc.

Importance of personal safety







Skills:

Students will be able to...

recognize the need for personal safety.

understand the risk and danger associated with the use of electric appliances/ sharp objects/ fire/strangers/ water bodies/ animals. Etc.

Express feelings of discomfort, confusion, fear, and danger to their parents/ teachers/ guardians to stay safe from any unexpected situation.

Additional/Advanced SLOs


practice safety measures while using electrical appliances

list the various hazards they can face at home (bare wires, damaged roof, broken glass, fire, scissor etc.)

identify some natural disasters and ways to stay safe.

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Student Learning Outcomes: changes from past to present

Knowledge:

Students will understand...


Concept of Present and past


Changes from past to present in terms of living style, food, communication, clothes etc.

Additional/Advanced SLOs

Concept of chronological order


recognize that present time is different from the past in terms of living style, food, communication, clothes etc.

Additional/Advanced SLOs

sequence events of their lives in chronological order.

identify how schools, communities, and transportation have changed over time (from the given pictures).


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DOMAIN : ETHICS AND VALUES

Standard : Students identify aspects of good character and good manners and learn to practice them in their lives.

Student Learning Outcomes: Working out disagreement

Knowledge:

Students will understand...

Introduction to disagreements/conflicts

Reasons for disagreements

Ways of resolving conflicts



Skills:

Students will be able to...

recognize disagreements/ conflicts that occur at home, in school and in the local community.

identify feelings of people in different conflicting situations.

identify reasons for disagreements with friends and family members.

identify the ways in which people resolve conflicts/ disagreements at home and school.

Additional/Advanced SLOs

apply discussion and problem-solving methods to work out disagreement.



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DOMAIN : RESPONSIBLE CITIZENSHIP

Student Learning Outcomes: The Role of the Government and Citizens

Knowledge:

Students will understand...

Concept of community

Ways the community can help meet each others needs

ways the government and people can work together to meet people's needs in the area




Skills:

Students will be able to...

Recognize that people are members of a local community


suggest ways the government and people can work together to meet people's needs in the area

Additional/Advanced SLOs

identify key problems in their local area (shortage of drinking water, lack of health and educational facilities, poor sewerage system etc.)

describe the activities that individuals perform for the welfare of the community


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DOMAIN : PATRIOTISM AND KNOWLEDGE OF COUNTRY

Standard : Students recognize the respect and value of their country Pakistan, its map, its founders, and the significance of its flag.

Student Learning Outcomes: Early life and role of M.A.Jinnah, Fatima Jinnah, and Allama Iqbal in the formation of Pakistan

Knowledge:

Students will understand...

introduce Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah as the founder of Pakistan

introduce Allama Muhammad Iqbal as a personality who expounded the idea of Pakistan.

Introduce Fatimah Jinnah as a key figure in the formation of Pakistan.

major events in the life of Quaid-e Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah (date of birth, founder of Pakistan, few major contributions, and the date when he died).



major events in the life of Allama Muhammad Iqbal (date of birth, national poet, famous poems for children, and the date when he died

Skills:

Students will be able to...

* narrate the major events in the life of Quaid-e Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah (date of birth, founder of Pakistan, few major contributions, and the date when he died).



* narrate the major events in the life of Allama Muhammad Iqbal (date of birth, national poet, famous poems for children, and the date when he died).



Narrate what have they learnt from the major events/contributions of Quaid-e-Azam.


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DOMAIN : GOODS AND SERVICES

Standard : Students understand the concept of interdependence by classifying the role of goods and services in our lives and the need for respect for all occupations.

Student Learning Outcomes: Resources and their types

Knowledge:

Students will understand...

Types of resources

  • natural resources

  • human resources

  • capital resources



concept of goods, services, buyers and sellers



the need for interdependence




Skills:

Students will be able to...


* state type of resources, natural resources, human resources and capital resources



identify natural resources (plants, animals, water, air, land, forests and soil) human resources (farmers, builders, painters etc.), capital resources (trucks, computer, factory buildings etc.).

define the terms: goods, services, buyers and sellers.

identify the main goods and services of their local area



recognize the need for interdependence as not all goods and services are available in their area.

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DOMAIN : LIFE SCIENCES

Standard : Students begin to understand and demonstrate curiosity about basic concepts and processes of the living world around themselves.

Student Learning Outcomes: Habitat

Knowledge:

Students will understand...

Concept of habitat



Types of habitats



Plants and animals from different habitats



Ecosystem



Environmental factors that support life in a habitat



Adaptation



Human activities that affect the natural habitats

Skills:

Students will be able to...

* describe the different habitats for living things (polar regions, desert, forest, aquatic)

* name plants and animals that live in each of the different habitats.

* briefly introduce what an ecosystem is.

* identify the environmental factors (temperature, light, water) that support life in a habitat.

* understand the ways plants and animals have certain features adapted to their habitat (camel, fish, polar bear, cacti, lotus, pine trees etc.).

* identify the ways human activities affect the natural habitats.

Additional/Advanced SLOs

.research some ways in which natural habitats can be protected.






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Student Learning Outcomes:


Sub-domain: Changes in living things

Knowledge:

Students will understand...

  • Concept of lifespan

  • Stages of lifespan of an animal (hen, frog) and a plant

Skills:

Students will be able to...

* compare different stages of lifespan of plants and animals (from pictures, through observation / Video etc.)



* identify the changes in the lifespan of an animal and a plant.

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Standard : Students begin to understand and demonstrate curiosity about basic concepts and processes of the living world around themselves.

Student Learning Outcomes:


Sub-domain: Food




Importance of food for plants and animals

Different animals need different kind of food



Concept of balanced diet



Food groups: fruits, vegetables, grains, dairy product, meat and dry fruit.








Skills:

Students will be able to...

* recognize that plants make their own food in the presence of sunlight.

* recognize that different animals eat different kinds of food.

*identify certain food groups as fruits, vegetables, grains, dairy product, meat and dry fruit.


* recognize that healthy living requires eating a

balanced diet, keeping clean, sleeping well, and

exercising regularly

* identify the ways to get sufficient exercise to stay

healthy.






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DOMAIN : PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Standard 7: Students recognize simple forms of Physical phenomena (matter & energy) and their uses in their daily lives.

Student Learning Outcomes: Energy

Knowledge:

Students will understand...

Concept of energy and its importance


Natural sources of energy



Skills:

Students will be able to...

* recognize that energy is required for doing work.

* understand that sources of energy are used for many things (move an object, heating, lighting,

transportation, electric appliances etc.).


* identify natural sources of energy (e.g. the sun, wood, flowing water, wind, coal, oil, gas).


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Student Learning Outcomes: Matter

Knowledge:

Students will understand...

Concept of matter and it states


Differences between states of matter,


Change of matter such as water, through physically observable properties (shape and size)


Skills:

Students will be able to...

* understand the concept of states of matter


recognize basic differences between states of matter


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Student Learning Outcomes:Materials

Knowledge:

Students will understand...


Concept of materials


Properties of materials with examples






Skills:

Students will be able to...

  • Recognize that objects are made of materials.

  • Identify the materials used in some of the objects around them.

  • Explore properties of materials with respect to colour, hardness or strength, texture, elasticity, interaction with light(opaque, translucent, transparent)


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Student Learning Outcomes: Forces and machines

Knowledge:

Students will understand...

Definition of Force

Tool is an instrument to make peoples work easier

* different forms of simple machines (inclined plane; lever; pulley; wheel - and - axel; wedge, screw)


* push & pull moves things fast or slow. (push and pull as a force)



* pictures of the past that force applied by humans and animals moved vehicles (Tonga, bullock cart, cycle, pushcart) while today vehicles are moved by machines (bus, motorcycle and car etc.)



* greater the force, the greater the change in the motion of an object.




Skills:

Students will be able to...

* recognize tool as an instrument to make peoples work easier

* name and identify different forms of simple machines (inclined plane; lever; pulley; wheel - and - axel; wedge, screw)


* recognize that push & pull moves things fast or slow. (push and pull as a force)



* recognize from pictures of the past that force applied by humans and animals moved vehicles (Tonga, bullock cart, cycle, pushcart) while today vehicles are moved by machines (bus, motorcycle and car etc.)



* recognize that greater the force, the greater the

change in the motion of an object.



* observe and describe how motion of object can be changed by applying force (speed up, slow down, stop, change direction etc.)

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DOMAIN : EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE

Standard : Students characterize the physical features and environmental changes of Earth as aspect of its been that as a relationship with celestial bodies in the sky.

Student Learning Outcomes:


Sub-domain: Sun

Knowledge:

Students will understand...

Cardinal directions

Concepts of sunrise and sunset

Formation of shadows

size and direction of the shadow can be used to estimate (guess) time


Additional/Advanced SLOs

Introduction to Solar system


Names of all planets with their positions

Skills:

Students will be able to...

* identify cardinal directions

* identify that on Earth, the direction of sunrise is ‘East and the direction of sunset is ‘West.


Additional/Advanced SLOs


* name places towards North, South, East and West of the school/home.

* describe the formation of shadows

* recognize that the size and direction of the shadow can be used to estimate (guess) time


Describe the Solar system

Name all planets

* recognize that heat and light of the Sun helps to sustain life on Earth which is the only known planet where life exists.






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Standard : Students characterize the physical features and environmental changes of Earth as aspect of its been that as a relationship with celestial bodies in the sky.

Student Learning Outcomes: Pollution, Natural resources, endangered and extinct animals

Knowledge:

Students will understand...



Concept of pollution

Types of pollution

Ways to reduce pollution (3Rs: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle)

Endangered animals

Extinct animals

Skills:

Students will be able to...

* define the term pollution

* list different types of pollution (land, water, air,

noise).

*suggest ways to reduce pollution


* predict that what would happen if natural

resources were all used up

* identify the endangered animals of Pakistan.

(Indus Dolphin, Markhor, Blackbuck etc.).

* suggest ways to protect the endangered animals.



* identify animals, which are extinct (Dinosaurs

etc.).


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