Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Third Grade. Early Settlements

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Massachusetts Standards

MA.3.CS. Massachusetts and its Cities and Towns: Geography and History (Concepts and Skills)
HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY
3.CS.4. Use cardinal directions, map scales, legends, and titles to locate places on contemporary maps of New England, Massachusetts, and the local community. (G)
3.CS.5. Describe the difference between a contemporary map of their city or town and the map of their city or town in the 18th, 19th , or early 20th century. (H, G)
MA.3.LS. Massachusetts and its Cities and Towns: Geography and History (Learning Standards)
NEW ENGLAND AND MASSACHUSETTS
3.1. On a map of the United States, locate the New England states (Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine) and the Atlantic Ocean. On a map of Massachusetts, locate major cities and towns, Cape Ann, Cape Cod, the Connecticut River, the Merrimack River, the Charles River, and the Berkshire Hills. (G)
3.3. Identify who the Pilgrims were and explain why they left Europe to seek religious freedom; describe their journey and their early years in the Plymouth Colony. (H, G, C, E)
3.3.B. Challenges in settling in America