Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Third Grade. Map & Compass Skills

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Arizona Standards

AZ.SS03-S4. Geography
SS03-S4C1. The World in Spatial Terms: The spatial perspective and associated geographic tools are used to organize and interpret information about people, places and environments.
SS03-S4C1-01. Discuss that different types of maps (e.g., political, physical, thematic) serve various purposes.
SS03-S4C1-02. Interpret political and physical maps using the following elements: a) alpha-numeric grids; b) title; c) compass rose -cardinal and intermediate directions; d) symbols; e) legend; f) scale.
SS03-S4C1-06. Recognize characteristics of human and physical features: a) physical (i.e., ocean continent, river, lake, mountain range, coast, sea, desert, gulf, bay, strait, plain, valley, volcano, peninsula); b) human (i.e., equator, Northern and Southern Hemispheres, North and South Poles, city).
SS03-S4C1-07. Locate physical and human features using maps, illustrations, images, or globes: a) physical (i.e., seven continents, four oceans, river, lake, mountain range, coast, sea, desert, gulf, bay, strait, peninsula); b) human (i.e., equator, Northern and Southern Hemispheres, North and South Poles, city, state, country, roads, railroads).
SS03-S4C2. Places and Regions: Places and regions have distinct physical and cultural characteristics.
SS03-S4C2-01. Locate major physical and human features from content studied (e.g., Greece, Canada, Spain, United States) on maps and globes.
SS03-S4C2-02. Describe how physical and human characteristics of places change from past to present.