Jim Allison: Breakthrough

The Standards

Grades K-2

Engineering Design

Students who demonstrate understanding can:



Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool. K-2-ETS1-1

Clarification Statement and Assessment Boundary

Clarification Statement: none

Assessment Boundary: none

Common Core State Standards Connections

  • RI.2.1 - Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text. (K-2-ETS1-1)
  • W.2.6 - With guidance and support from adults, use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers. (K-2-ETS1-1)
  • W.2.8 - Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question. (K-2-ETS1-1)
  • 2.MD.D.10 - Draw a picture graph and a bar graph (with single-unit scale) to represent a data set with up to four categories. Solve simple put-together, take-apart, and compare problems using information presented in a bar graph. (K-2-ETS1-1)
  • MP.2 - Reason abstractly and quantitatively. (K-2-ETS1-1)
  • MP.4 - Model with mathematics. (K-2-ETS1-1)
  • MP.5 - Use appropriate tools strategically. (K-2-ETS1-1)

Model Course Mapping

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