Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
TX.113.14. Social Studies, Grade 3
3.1. History. The student understands how individuals, events, and ideas have influenced the history of various communities. The student is expected to:
3.1.A. Describe how individuals, events, and ideas have changed communities, past and present.
3.1.B. Identify individuals, including Pierre-Charles L'Enfant, Benjamin Banneker, and Benjamin Franklin, who have helped to shape communities.
3.17. Social studies skills. The student applies critical-thinking skills to organize and use information acquired from a variety of valid sources, including electronic technology. The student is expected to:
3.17.C. Interpret oral, visual, and print material by identifying the main idea, distinguishing between fact and opinion, identifying cause and effect, and comparing and contrasting.