West Virginia College and Career Readiness Standards
WV.SS.3. Third Grade Standards
SS.3.20. Create a legend to identify the path of major explorers and chart those journeys on a world map (e.g., Marco Polo, Christopher Columbus, John Cabot, Hernando Cortes and Sir Walter Raleigh).
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.).
SS.3.22.c. Determine the information the explorers gained from their journeys.
SS.3.22.d. Explain the impact of the explorers’ travels on Native Americans and the world.