Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Third Grade

Ancient World History

Contributions of Ancient Civilizations

Mesopotamia - In the Middle East, the land between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers is the earliest known civilization. Egypt - About 5000 BC, Egypt was ruled by pharaohs who had the Pyramids built for their tombs. Rome - 100 B.C. Romans developed use of concrete which could be poured into any shape. They developed the first paved roads. Read more...iWorksheets: 4Study Guides: 1

Civics & Economics

American Citizenship

A citizen is a person who lives in a community. Citizenship refers to the rights and responsibilities of the citizens of any community. Read more...iWorksheets: 4Study Guides: 1

Effective Decision Making

Decisions are choices people make. Whenever a choice is made, something i given up. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1

Goods and Services

Goods are things that are made or grown and then sold. <br>Services are the jobs people do for others. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1

Government and Political Systems

A government is people who make decisions about a city, state, or country. A democratic system exists when the people who run the government are selected by the citizens. An autocratic system has a ruler who came to power by strength or birth. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1

Income and Earning

Income is money that people earn from working. It is also referred to as wages or salaries. Earning is receiving money for work done or services performed. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1

Interdependence of Goods and Services

What is interdependence? People in many communities depend on people in other communities for goods and services. Goods are products that are made or grown and then sold. Services are jobs that people do to serve one another. No one community has everything it needs to meet its basic needs. We need to transport goods and communicate our needs worldwide. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1

Roles of the Citizens

FreeA citizen is an official member of a community.<br> A citizen has rights and responsibilities. <br>There are some important way to show good citizenship. Read more...iWorksheets: 4Study Guides: 1

Trade and Transportation

Trade is the buying and selling or bartering of goods and services.<br> Transportation - People can walk, ride an animal, bicycle, and drive vehicles. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1

U.S. Government

U. S. GOVERNMENT The Constitution was written in 1789 and is the basic design for how our government should work. Read more...iWorksheets: 4Study Guides: 1


Continents and Oceans

FreeThere are seven continents, large land masses on the Earth. The underwater part of each continent which extends miles into the oceans is called the continental shelf. Read more...iWorksheets: 4Study Guides: 1

Geographic Information

Geography is the study of the earth and how people live on it. Geographic information will help you to know more about the earth. Read more...iWorksheets: 4Study Guides: 1

Geographic Regions

A region is a large area that has special features that make it different from other areas. Read more...iWorksheets: 4Study Guides: 1


What is a Landmark? A landmark is any prominent object on land that can be used in determining location or direction. A memorial is a special kind of landmark which was built to honor and remember a person, a group, or event. Read more...iWorksheets: 4Study Guides: 1

Map & Compass Skills

Maps are pictures that show places from above, as if they were drawn by someone in an airplane. Maps have titles to tell what the map shows. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1

Natural Resources

Natural resources are useful resources that come from the earth and sky and help humans live on Earth. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1

The Earth within a Solar System

Our solar system is the sun and the planets that orbit, or spin, around it. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1

World Population

All over the world there are many communities. They are alike because they are where people live, work, and have fun. They are different in many ways, especially in population. We classify communities as urban, suburban, and rural to better understand their needs. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1

U.S. History

Early Settlements

Students will use a variety of intellectual skills to demonstrate their understanding of major ideas, eras, themes, developments, and turning points in the history of the United States. Read more...iWorksheets: 4Study Guides: 1

Famous Americans

FreeWho are some famous Americans we should know? Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, Benjamin Banneker, Davy Crockett, Cesar Chavez, Florence Nightingale, Martin Luther King, Jr., Thurgood Marshall, Susan B. Anthony, Paul Revere, Thomas Edison, Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglas, Sojourner Truth, Helen Keller, and John Glenn. Read more...iWorksheets: 5Study Guides: 1

Famous Explorers

An explorer is a person involved in exploration. Exploration is the act of searching for the purpose of discovery of information or resources. Read more...iWorksheets: 4Study Guides: 1

Other Cultures Contribute to U.S. Culture

The United States has been called a melting pot because people from so many other countries have come to live here. People from every country have brought many of their customs and traditions with them. Their culture is remembered and shared by many of us today. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1

Tales of Long Ago

Folktales (Chinese and Native American) Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1

Time Lines

What is a Time Line? A time line is a horizontal or vertical line divided into sections usually by years, decades, or centuries. A time line shows important events in history arranged in chronological order. Read more...iWorksheets: 4Study Guides: 1

World History

World Holidays

FreeHolidays are special days to help us remember or honor people and events. The earliest holy days were to honor sacred events. Read more...iWorksheets: 5Study Guides: 9

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