Third GRade Social studies
The focus areas for this unit are:
My Local Community
Social Studies Standards:
SS.CV.1.3: Describe ways in which interactions among families, workplaces, voluntary organizations, and government benefit communities.
SS.CV.2.3: Explain how groups of people make rules to create responsibilities and protect freedoms.
SS.CV.3.3: Compare procedures for making decisions in the classroom, school and community.
SS.CV.4.3: Describe how people have tried to improve their communities over time.
Economics and Financial Literacy
SS.EC.1.3: Compare the goods and services that people in the local community produce and those that are produced in other communities.
SS.EC. 2.3: Generate examples of the goods and services that governments provide. (local)
SS.EC.FL.3.3: Describe the role of banks and other financial institutions in an economy. (local)
SS.EC.FL. 4.3: Explain that when people borrow, they receive something of value now and agree to repay the lender over time.
SS.G.1.3: Locate major landforms and bodies of water on a map or other representation.
SS.G.2.3: Compare how people modify and adapt to the environment and culture in our community to other places.
SS.G.3.3: Show how consumption of products connects people to distant places.