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

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Nevada Standards

NV.G5.0. The World in Spatial Terms: Students use maps, globes, and other geographic tools and technologies to locate and extrapolate information about people, places, and environments. At a minimum, students will maintain previous content and attain the following:
Map Elements & Concepts
G5.3.1. Identify and use cardinal directions on a compass rose to locate places on a map.
Map Selection & Analysis
G5.3.3. Compare uses of maps and globes.
G5.3.4. Identify and explain simple spatial patterns on a map, i.e., population centers, farmland, mountains.
Map Use & Geographic Tools
G5.3.6. Recognize different types of special maps, i.e., neighborhood, school, and classroom.
NV.G6.0. Places & Regions - Students understand the physical and human features of places and use this information to define and study regions and their patterns of change. At a minimum, students will maintain previous content and attain the following:
Application of Concepts & Characteristics of Places & Regions
G6.3.1. Distinguish between physical (natural) and human (man-made) features.
NV.S1.0. Social Studies Skills - As students become increasingly sophisticated and informed thinkers, they are provided opportunities to develop and apply skills that enhance critical thinking processes by developing and applying 21st Century Skills.
Content Literacy
S1.3.1. Use pre-reading to skim text for main ideas.
S1.3.3. Use reading and writing to respond to literature.
Information, Media & Technology Literacy
S1.3.10. Read maps, graphs, charts, and diagrams for information.