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Skills available for North Carolina third-grade social studies standards

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Geography and Environmental Literacy

Economics and Financial Literacy

  • NCES.3.EC.1 Understand how the location of regions affects activity in a market economy.

    • NCES.3.EC.1.1 Explain how location impacts supply and demand.

    • NCES.3.EC.1.2 Explain how locations of regions and natural resources influence economic development (industries developed around natural resources, rivers and coastal towns).

  • NCES.3.EC.2 Understand entrepreneurship in a market economy.

Civics and Governance

  • NCES.3.C&G.1 Understand the development, structure and function of local government.

  • NCES.3.C&G.2 Understand how citizens participate in their communities.

    • NCES.3.C&G.2.1 Exemplify how citizens contribute politically, socially and economically to their community.

    • NCES.3.C&G.2.2 Exemplify how citizens contribute to the well-being of the community's natural environment.

    • NCES.3.C&G.2.3 Apply skills in civic engagement and public discourse (school, community).