Benchmark 5F
The Living Environment: Evolution of Life
Grades K-2, page 123

Different plants and animals have external features that help them thrive in different kinds of places.

NSES Content Standard C 
Life Science: The characteristics of organisms 
Grades K-4, page 129 
Organisms have basic needs. For example, animals need air, water, and food; plants require air, water, nutrients, and light. Organisms can survive only in environments in which their needs can be met. The world has many different environments, and distinct environments support the life of different types of organisms.