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Skills available for Ohio third-grade social studies standards

Standards are in black and IXL social studies skills are in dark green. Hold your mouse over the name of a skill to view a sample question. Click on the name of a skill to practice that skill.

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  • Historical Thinking and Skills

    • 1 Events in local history can be shown on timelines organized by years, decades and centuries.

    • 2 Primary sources such as artifacts, maps and photographs can be used to show change over time.

  • Heritage

    • 3 Local communities change over time.




  • Economic Decision Making and Skills

    • 14 Line graphs are used to show changes in data over time.

    • 15 Both positive and negative incentives affect people's choices and behaviors.

  • Scarcity

    • 16 Individuals must make decisions because of the scarcity of resources. Making a decision involves an opportunity cost, the value of the next best alternative given up when an economic choice is made.

  • Production and Consumption

  • Markets

  • Financial Literacy

    • 19 Making decisions involves weighing costs and benefits.

    • 20 A budget is a plan to help people make personal economic decisions for the present and future and to become more financially responsible.