Social Studies

3rd Grade

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History

3.2

3.3

3.4


Students will choose one of the ancient civilizations and create a time travel advertisement poster including a map identifying the location, and the contributions of the ancient civilization.

Time Travel

(Revised: June, 2019)


Geography

3.5

3.6

3.7

You have just found a treasure buried in your backyard! Students will create a map and identify the continents, oceans, prime meridian, and equator. They will create a compass rose including cardinal/intermediate directions as well as be able to identify the four hemispheres.

Hidden Treasure

(Revised: June, 2019)

Students will label a map with the continents, oceans, hemispheres, prime meridian, equator, compass, map legend, and grid system.

Label Map

(Revised: June, 2019)

Economics

3.8

3.9

3.10

Students will create a marketing strategy, presentation, and product with which to present to the class or third party.

Market Day

(Revised: June, 2019)

Student will describe a business and a created project through identifying resources, specialization of a specific area, and economic costs endured.

Economics Journal Entry

(Revised: June, 2019)

Civics

3.11

3.12

3.13

Students will design a postcard showcasing the importance of government in their community.

Community Postcard

(Revised: June, 2019)

Students will write a persuasive letter to the principal proposing a rule they think the school should have.

Rule Letter

(Revised: June, 2019)

Virginia School Consortium for Learning

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History

3.2

3.3

3.4

Students will create postcards for each ancient civilization to send back to their class about each civilization.

The Greatest Influence (CCPS revised, 2019)

(4-5 days)

Economics

3.8

3.9

3.10

Students will use either the decision making chart or the diagram to make a decision about their ice cream sundaes for themselves and a partner.

Ice Cream Sundaes (CCPS revised June, 2019)

(2 days)

Civics

3.11

3.12

3.13

Students will create what they believe to be the “perfect” school environment. Students will state rules for the classroom, create a cause/effect T-chart for the rules, and create a poster to display their vision of a perfect class.

Creating the Perfect School (CCPS revised, 2019)

(3 days)