This page is meant to help librarians understand how Ohio Pre-K Content Standards for Science relate to both editions of Every Child Ready to Read and to the Head Start Child Development & Early Literacy Framework. For more information about the Content Standards, visit the Ohio Department of Education website.
This page is not yet complete. If you are a librarian interested in working on this Crosswalk, please visit the contact page for the Ohio Ready to Read Task Force.
  • Links below lead to the ECRR1 and ECRR2 Crosswalk pages

Observations of the Environment: Focuses on helping students develop the skills for systematic discovery to understand the science of the physical world around them in greater depth by using scientific inquiry.

Earth and Space Science
Observations of Nature: focuses on observing, exploring and describing the local natural environment
Weather changes every day
ECRR1
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The sun and moon are visible at different times of the day or night
ECRR1
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Water can be observed as lakes, ponds, rivers, streams, the ocean, rainfall, hail, sleet or snow
ECRR1
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Rocks and soil have properties that can help identify them
ECRR1
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Physical Science
Observations of Objects and Materials: focuses on making sound and observing, exploring and describing properties of objects and materials that can be found in nature, classrooms and homes
Objects and materials are described by their properties
ECRR1
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ECRR2
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Many objects can be made to produce sound
ECRR1
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Life Science
Observations of Living Things: focuses on observing, exploring and describing external, physically observable characteristics and behaviors of plants and animals found in the local natural environment, in classrooms and homes
There are many distinct environments in Ohio that support different kinds of organisms
ECRR1
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ECRR2
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Head Start
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