• Quarter 1 Social Studies

    Geography

    3.1 The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship.

    3.5 The student will develop map skills and an understanding of change over time by locating major ancient world cultures on world maps.

    3.6 The student will develop map skills using globes and maps to locate and describe major rivers, mountain ranges, and other geographic features of Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America.

    3.7 The student will describe how people in ancient world cultures adapted to their environment.

    Quarter 2 Social Studies

    History

    3.1 The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship.

    3.2 The student will explain how the contributions of ancient China and Egypt have influenced the present world in terms of architecture, inventions, the calendar, and written language.

    3.3 The student will explain how the contributions of ancient Greece and Rome have influenced the present world in terms of architecture, government (direct/representative democracy), and sports.

    3.4 The student will describe the oral traditions (storytelling), government (kings), and economic development (trade), of the early West African empire of Mali.

     

     

     

    Quarter 3 Social Studies

    Economics

    3.1 The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship.

    3.8 The student will demonstrate an understanding of different cultures and the natural, human, and capital resources they used in the production of goods and services.

    3.9 The student will recognize that because people and regions cannot produce everything they want, they specialize in what they do best and trade for the rest.

    3.10 The student will identify examples of making an economic choice and will explain the idea of opportunity cost (what is given up when making a choice).

    Quarter 4 Social Studies

    Civics

    3.1 The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship.

    3.11 The student will explain the responsibilities of a good citizen, with emphasis on

    • Respecting the rights /properties of others
    • Taking part in the voting process when making classroom decisions
    • Describing actions that can improve the school/community
    • Demonstrating self-reliance and self- discipline
    • Practicing honesty and trustworthiness
    • Describing the purpose of rules

    3.12 The students will recognize the importance of government in the community, Virginia, and the United States of America by

    • Explaining the purpose of laws
    • Explaining that the basic purposes of government are to make laws, carry out laws, and decide if laws have been broken
    • Explaining that government protects the rights and property of individuals

    3.13 The student will recognize that Americans are a people of diverse ethnic origins, customs, and traditions and are united by the basic principles of a republican form of government and respect for individual rights and freedoms.

     

     

     

Last Modified on August 20, 2018