Connecticut Core Standards
CT.SS.3. CONNECTICUT AND LOCAL HISTORY
3.2. DIMENSION 2: APPLYING DISCIPLINARY CONCEPTS AND TOOLS - In Grade 3, the focus is on the disciplinary concepts and skills students need to understand and apply as they study Connecticut and local history. In third grade, history is supported through an interdisciplinary approach that includes civics, economics, and geography. These interdisciplinary ideas are the lenses students use in their inquiries, and the consistent and coherent application of these lenses in Grade 3 should lead to deep and enduring understanding (C3, p. 29).
Civic and Political Institutions
CIV 3.2. Explain how a democracy relies on people's responsible participation, and draw implications for how individuals should participate.
ECO 3.1. Compare the benefits and costs of individual choices.
3.4. DIMENSION 4: COMMUNICATING CONCLUSIONS AND TAKING INFORMED ACTION - Students should construct and communicate claims for a variety of purposes and audiences. These audiences may range from the school classroom to the larger public community (C3, p. 59-62). It is expected that students in Connecticut and Local History (Grade 3) will individually and with others:
INQ 3-5.16. Explain different strategies and approaches students and others could take in working alone and together to address local, regional, and global problems, and predict possible results of their actions.