What's New: Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides

Important People & Events Kindergarten Social Studies
Geography Kindergarten Social Studies
Needs and Wants First Grade Social Studies
Important People & Events Kindergarten Social Studies
Being a Good Citizen Kindergarten Social Studies
Being a Good Citizen Kindergarten Social Studies
Important People & Events Kindergarten 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