Tennessee flag
Skills available for Tennessee 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.

Show alignments for:



  • 3.57 Interpret different texts and primary sources to describe the major components of history and culture including language, clothing, food, art, beliefs, customs, and music.

  • 3.58 Tell a historic story with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details while speaking audibly in coherent sentences. Use information gained from timelines, primary sources and informational text. Suggestions are as follows: Mesopotamia including the creation of the written alphabet; important technologies of China such as bronze casting, silk manufacture, gunpowder and the invention of paper; The Great Wall of China; Marco Polo and trade along the Silk Route; 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, and current events.

  • 3.59 Identify the major countries of the continent (China, India, Israel, and Japan).

  • 3.60 Identify the Himalayas, Mount Everest, and Mesopotamia.

  • 3.61 Interpret a chart, graph, or resource map of major imports and exports.

  • 3.62 Describe how goods and services are exchanged on local and international levels.