Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
TX.113.14. Social Studies, Grade 3
3.1. History. The student understands how individuals, events, and ideas have influenced the history of various communities. The student is expected to:
3.1.A. Describe how individuals, events, and ideas have changed communities, past and present.
3.1.B. Identify individuals, including Pierre-Charles L'Enfant, Benjamin Banneker, and Benjamin Franklin, who have helped to shape communities.
3.1.C. Describe how individuals, including Daniel Boone, Christopher Columbus, the Founding Fathers, and Juan de Oñate, have contributed to the expansion of existing communities or to the creation of new communities.
3.4. Geography. The student understands how humans adapt to variations in the physical environment. The student is expected to:
3.4.A. Describe and explain variations in the physical environment, including climate, landforms, natural resources, and natural hazards.