Georgia Standards of Excellence
GA.SS.3. Third Grade - United States History Year 1: American Indian Cultures through Colonization
SS3H. Historical Understandings
SS3H3. Explain the factors that shaped British Colonial America.
SS3H3.a. Identify key reasons why the New England, Mid-Atlantic, and Southern colonies were founded (religious freedom and profit).
SS3G. Geographic Understandings
SS3G1. Locate major topographical features on a physical map of the United States.
SS3G1.b. Locate major mountain ranges of the United States of America: Appalachian, Rocky.
SS3G3. Describe how physical systems affect human systems.
SS3G3.c. Explain how the physical geography of the New England, Mid-Atlantic, and Southern colonies helped determine economic activities.
GA.IPS.3. Information Processing Skills
IPS.5. Identify main idea, detail, sequence of events, and cause and effect in a social studies context
IPS.11. Draw conclusions and make generalizations