1 Students in Grade 3 build an understanding of the cultural and social development of the United States and trace the role of migration and immigration of people in the development of the United States.
1.1 Build an understanding of the cultural and social development of the United States.
3.SS.1.1.1 Explain that people in the United States share a common heritage through patriotic holidays and symbols.
2.3 Trace the migration and settlement of human populations on the earth's surface.
3.SS.2.3.1 Analyze past and present settlement patterns of the community.
3.SS.2.3.2 Identify geographic features influencing settlement patterns of the community.
3.SS.2.3.3 Compare and contrast city/suburb/town and urban/rural.
3 Students in Grade 3 explain basic economic concepts, identify different influences on economic systems, analyze the different types of economic institutions, and explain the concepts of good personal finance.
3.1 Explain basic economic concepts.
3.SS.3.1.1 Explain the concepts of supply and demand and the role of the consumer and producer.
3.SS.3.1.2 Explain the difference between public and private property.
3.2 Identify different influences on economic systems.
3.SS.3.2.1 Explain how land, natural resources, labor, trade, and/or technology affect economic activities in the local community.
3.3 Analyze the different types of economic institutions.
3.SS.3.3.1 Explain the purpose of a bank.
3.4 Explain the concepts of good personal finance.
3.SS.3.4.1 Describe the purposes and benefits of savings.
4 Students in Grade 3 build an understanding of the foundational principles of the American political system, the organization and formation of the American system of government, and that all people in the United States have rights and assume responsibilities.
4.1 Build an understanding of the foundational principles of the American political system.
3.SS.4.1.1 Explain why communities have laws.
3.SS.4.1.2 Explain that there are benefits for following the laws and consequences for breaking the laws of the community.
3.SS.4.1.3 Identify the people or groups that make, apply, and enforce laws in the community.