Tennessee Academic Standards
TN.3-1. THIRD GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES, PART 1 - Geography and Economics
Overview: Students will utilize their geographic content knowledge to study physical and political world geography.
3.08. Identify major physical features of the world, including: Rivers—Amazon, Nile; Mountains and Ranges—Alps, Andes, Himalayas; Deserts— Gobi, Sahara; Bodies of Water—Mediterranean Sea, Straits of Magellan; Landforms—Great Barrier Reef, Niagara Falls [G]
United States and Tennessee Geography
Overview: Students will utilize their geographic content knowledge to study physical and political geography of the United States and Tennessee.
3.11. Identify major physical features of the U.S., including: Rivers—Colorado, Mississippi, Ohio, Rio Grande; Mountains—Alaska Range, Appalachian, Rockies; Bodies of Water—Great Lakes, Gulf of Mexico; Desert— Great Basin; Landforms—Grand Canyon, Great Plains [G, T]