• 3rd Grade
    Social Studies
    Unit 1 - Geography
    • maps, symbols, keys and legends.
    • compass rose, cardinal and intermediate directions.
    • to map scale and distance.
    • latitude and longitude.
    • Land forms
    Unit 2 - The United States
    • The United States depends on itself and others to fulfill its needs and wants.
    • The United States has a democratic form of government.
    • The United States has many common and diverse cultural elements.
    • The United States is impacted by the five themes of geography.
    Unit 3 - China
    • How have the geographical features and environment influenced the development of China?
    • How does the political system of China affect its people?
    • In what ways does China fulfill its wants and needs?
    • How has the dominant culture influenced everyday life in China?
    • In what ways is China similar to and different from other world communities?
    Unit 4 - Brazil
    • How has geography affected the development of Brazil?
    • How does Brazil fulfill its needs and wants?
    • How has the political system of Brazil changed over time?
    • In what ways is Brazil’s culture similar to and different from other world communities