Entering 3rd Grade Social Science

Welcome to the Social Science Virtual Learning University page! We’re so glad you’re here! Below are some activities to challenge and keep you learning throughout the summer. If you are unable to complete the challenges below for any reason, feel free to adjust the activity to meet your learner's specific needs. Happy Learning!

Challenge 1:

Visit your town’s village hall. Who are the leaders of your town that work there? What are their roles? What other services does the village hall provide your community?

Challenge 2:

Make a map of your neighborhood or street. Draw pictures and include a legend.

Challenge 3:

Play Monopoly Jr. or Payday with your family- you are the banker!

Challenge 4:

Read an I Am Book- talk to a family member about how this person made an impact. Some examples include:

I am Rosa Parks

I am Martin Luther King Jr.

I am Jane Goodall

I am Gandhi

Challenge 5:

Create a timeline of your life. Include important events, pictures, dates, and other key details.

Challenge 6:

Go to your local fire department. Take a tour of the building and talk to a firefighter about their job.

Schaumburg Fire Station Tours