West Virginia College and Career Readiness Standards
WV.SS.3. Third Grade Standards
SS.3.19. Compare and contrast regions of the United States in regard to plant and animal life, landforms, climate and human interactions with the environment.
SS.3.22. Determine the causes and effects of European exploration.
SS.3.22.a. Chronologically organize major explorers and determine the reasons for their journeys (e.g., Marco Polo, Amerigo Vespucci, Christopher Columbus, John Cabot, Hernando Cortes, Balboa, Ponce de Leon, Sir Walter Raleigh, etc.).