Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Third Grade. Famous Americans

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Georgia Standards

GA.SS3. Our Democratic Heritage
SS3CG. Government/Civic Understandings
SS3CG2. The student will discuss the character of different historical figures in SS3H2a.
SS3CG2.a. Describe how the different historical figures in SS3H2a display positive character traits of cooperation, diligence, courage, and leadership.
SS3CG2.b. Explain how the historical figures in SS3H2a used positive character traits to support their beliefs in liberty, justice, tolerance, and freedom of conscience and expression.
SS3CG2.c. Explain how the historical figures in SS3H2a chose when to respect and accept authority.
SS3G. Geographic Understandings
SS3G2. The student will describe the cultural and geographic systems associated with the historical figures in SS3H2a.
SS3G2.a. Identify on a political map specific locations significant to the life and times of these historic figures.
SS3G2.b. Describe how place (physical and human characteristics) had an impact on the lives of these historic figures.
SS3G2.c. Describe how each of these historic figures adapted to and was influenced by his/her environment.
SS3G2.d. Trace examples of travel and movement of these historic figures and their ideas across time.
SS3G2.e. Describe how the region in which these historic figures lived affected their lives and had an impact on their cultural identification.
SS3H. Historical Understandings
SS3H2. The student will discuss the lives of Americans who expanded people's rights and freedoms in a democracy.
SS3H2.a. Paul Revere (independence), Frederick Douglass (civil rights), Susan B. Anthony (women's rights), Mary McLeod Bethune (education), Franklin D. Roosevelt (New Deal and World War II), Eleanor Roosevelt (United Nations and human rights), Thurgood Marshall (civil rights), Lyndon B. Johnson (Great Society and voting rights), and Cesar Chavez (workers' rights).
SS3H2.b. Explain social barriers, restrictions, and obstacles that these historical figures had to overcome and describe how they overcame them.