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Idaho Standards for Third Grade Social Studies

ID.1. History - Students in Grade 3 build an understanding of the cultural and social development of the United States and trace the role of migration and immigration of people in the development of the United States.

1.1: Build an understanding of the cultural and social development of the United States.

By the end of Grade 3, the student will be able to:
3.SS.1.1.1. Explain that people in the United States share a common heritage through patriotic holidays and symbols. (420.01a)

1.2: Trace the role of migration and immigration of people in the development of the United States.

By the end of Grade 3, the student will be able to:
3.SS.1.2.2. Describe how migration and immigration are continuous processes. (417.01b)
3.SS.1.2.3. Identify reasons for voluntary immigration and involuntary movement of people. (417.01c)

ID.2. Geography - Students in Grade 3 analyze the spatial organizations of people, places, and environment on the earth's surface and trace the migration and settlement of human populations on the earth's surface.

2.1: Analyze the spatial organizations of people, places, and environment on the earth's surface.

By the end of Grade 3, the student will be able to:
3.SS.2.1.1. Describe the concepts of globe, continent, country, state, county, city/town, and neighborhood. (426.01a)
3.SS.2.1.3. Locate on a map waterways, landforms, cities, states, and national boundaries using standard map symbols. (426.01c)
3.SS.2.1.4. Use a map title, map key, scale, cardinal directions, and symbols to interpret a map. (426.01d)
3.SS.2.1.5. Use a number/letter grid to find specific locations on a map. (426.01e)

2.3: Trace the migration and settlement of human populations on the earth's surface.

By the end of Grade 3, the student will be able to:
3.SS.2.3.3. Compare and contrast city/suburb/town and urban/rural. (426.02c)

ID.3. Economics - Students in Grade 3 explain basic economic concepts, and identify different influences on economic systems, analyze the different types of economic institutions, and explain the concepts of good personal finance.

3.1: Explain basic economic concepts.

By the end of Grade 3, the student will be able to:
3.SS.3.1.1. Explain the concepts of supply and demand and the role of the consumer and producer. (424.01b)

3.4: Explain the concepts of good personal finance.

By the end of Grade 3, the student will be able to:
3.SS.3.4.1. Describe the purposes and benefits of savings. (424.01d)

ID.4. Civics and Government - Students in Grade 3 build an understanding of the foundational principles of the American political system, the organization and formation of the American system of government, and that all people in the United States have rights and assume responsibilities.

4.1: Build an understanding of the foundational principles of the American political system.

By the end of Grade 3, the student will be able to:
3.SS.4.1.3. Identify the people or groups that make, apply, and enforce laws in the community.

4.2: Build an understanding of the organization and formation of the American system of government.

By the end of Grade 3, the student will be able to:
3.SS.4.2.1. Identify and explain the basic functions of local governments. (422.01a)
3.SS.4.2.2. Tell Explain how local government officials are chosen, e.g., election, appointment.

4.3: Build an understanding that all people in the United States have rights and assume responsibilities.

By the end of Grade 3, the student will be able to:
3.SS.4.3.1. Identify ways children and adults can participate in their community and/or local governments. (423.01d)