Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR)
TX.STAAR.5. STAAR Grade 5 Science Assessment
Reporting Category 4: Organisms and Environments - The student will demonstrate an understanding of the structures and functions of living organisms and their interdependence on each other and on their environment.
(5.10) Organisms and environments. The student knows that organisms undergo similar life processes and have structures that help them survive within their environments. The student is expected to:
5.10 (A) Compare the structures and functions of different species that help them live and survive such as hooves on prairie animals or webbed feet in aquatic animals. Readiness Standard (STAAR)
5.10 (B) Differentiate between inherited traits of plants and animals such as spines on a cactus or shape of a beak and learned behaviors such as an animal learning tricks or a child riding a bicycle. Readiness Standard (STAAR)