What's New: Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides

American Symbols & HolidaysThanksgiving Day
Westward Expansion Fourth Grade Social Studies
Pioneer Life Fifth Grade Social Studies
Past or Present First Grade Social Studies
African American History Fourth Grade Social Studies
Needs and Wants First Grade Social Studies
The Revolution Fifth Grade Social Studies

Hawaii Standards for Third Grade Social Studies

HI.SS.3.2. Historical Understanding: INQUIRY, EMPATHY AND PERSPECTIVE-Use the tools and methods of inquiry, perspective, and empathy to explain historical events with multiple interpretations and judge the past on its own terms

TOPIC: Historical Inquiry

SS.3.2.1. Investigate the history of communities over time using level-appropriate primary sources (e.g., maps, photos, oral histories, letters, and newspapers)

HI.SS.3.5. Political Science/Civics: PARTICIPATION AND CITIZENSHIP-Understand roles, rights (personal, economic, political), and responsibilities of American citizens and exercise them in civic action

TOPIC: Rights and Responsibilities

SS.3.5.1. Describe roles and rights of citizenship and demonstrate responsibilities of citizenship

HI.SS.3.6. Cultural Anthropology: SYSTEMS, DYNAMICS, AND INQUIRY-Understand culture as a system of beliefs, knowledge, and practices shared by a group and understand how cultural systems change over time

TOPIC: Cultural Diversity and Unity

SS.3.6.1. Explain that different cultures have unique values, beliefs, and practices

TOPIC: Cultural Dynamics/Change and Continuity

SS.3.6.3. Explain how cultural elements (e.g., language, art, music, stories, legends, and traditions) can change over time and explain possible reasons for that change

TOPIC: Cultural Inquiry

SS.3.6.2. Make informed judgments about cultures based on evidence from cultural artifacts

HI.SS.3.7. Geography: WORLD IN SPATIAL TERMS-Use geographic representations to organize, analyze, and present information on people, places, and environments and understand the nature and interaction of geographic regions and societies around the world

TOPIC: Environment and Society

SS.3.7.4. Examine the ways in which people modify the physical environment and the effects of these changes

TOPIC: Human and Physical Characteristics in Spatial Terms

SS.3.7.1. Use geographic representations (e.g., maps, globes, graphs, charts, models) to organize and analyze geographic information

TOPIC: Places and Regions

SS.3.7.2. Compare the physical and human characteristics of different communities and regions
SS.3.7.3. Describe the physical and human characteristics that make different regions unique

HI.SS.3.8. Economics: RESOURCES, MARKETS, AND GOVERNMENT-Understand economic concepts and the characteristics of various economic systems

TOPIC: Limited Resources and Choice

SS.3.8.1. Explain that opportunity cost is the best alternative given up when making a choice
SS.3.8.2. Explain that goods and resources are limited because there are not enough natural, human, and capital resources to satisfy everyone's wants