South Dakota Content Standards
SD.K-12.H. Grade 3 History
K‐12.H.1. Students will analyze how major events are chronologically connected and evaluate their impact on one another.
3.H.1.1. Demonstrate knowledge of the obstacles and successes of the early settlers and in creating communities.
3.H.1.2. Explain cause and effect relationships that impacted early settlement and development in the United States.
K‐12.H.2. Students will analyze and evaluate the impact of people, events, ideas and symbols upon history using multiple sources.
3.H.2.1. Generate questions about individuals and groups who have shaped significant historical changes and continuities.
3.H.2.2. Explain the importance of famous American figures including but not limited to George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Thomas Jefferson.
K‐12.H.5. Students will develop historical research skills.
3.H.5.1. Compare information provided by different primary and secondary historical sources about the past.
SD.K-12.C. Grade 3 Civics/Government
K‐12.C.2. Students will explain the historical impact of primary founding documents including but not limited to, the Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution, the U.S. Bill of Rights and subsequent amendments.
3.C.2.1. Explain the meaning and importance of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.