3rd Grade History Online-Full Year
Third graders explore the world around them through the lens of diverse social studies concepts and topics. Students apply their knowledge of basic map skills to identify the purpose of various maps and interpret how people adapt and change their environment to adjust to different climates and natural resources. Students then investigate the regions of the country, studying their physical and human features, history, and culture. They describe how culture changes and adapts to meet human needs as they explore cultures around the world and in their communities. Students learn about the founding documents and principles of America’s government to see how state, local, tribal, and national governments operate. They learn that citizens have rights, responsibilities, and civic duties. Students investigate the relationship between humans and their environment to learn ways they can make a difference in their communities. They survey various public issues then choose one to research and propose solutions. Students expand their understanding of basic principles of economics and the importance of savings and budgeting for personal financial health.
Please note: Course materials will be available in various formats, which may include physical and/or digital materials.
Standard Curriculum Items
- "America 1492" (Kids Discover magazine)
- Michelangelo by Mike Venezia (Children's Press, 1991)
- The Revolutionary War by Brendan January (Children's Press, 2000)
- Inflatable Globe (Grades 3–6)
- U.S./World Map (Grades 3–5)
- Map Skills and Our World—Level 3
NOTE: List subject to change.