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Skills available for Georgia third-grade social studies standards

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Historical Understandings

  • SS3H1 The student will explain the political roots of our modern democracy in the United States of America.

    • a Identify the influence of Greek architecture (columns on the Parthenon, U. S. Supreme Court building), law, and the Olympic Games on the present.

    • b Explain the ancient Athenians' idea that a community should choose its own leaders.

    • c Compare and contrast Athens as a direct democracy with the United States as a representative democracy.

  • SS3H2 The student will discuss the lives of Americans who expanded people's rights and freedoms in a democracy.

Geographic Understandings

Government/Civic Understandings

Economic Understandings