People, Places, and Regions: Geographic Studies: Students in Grade 3 learn from concrete experiences and benefit from resources such as pictures, graphs, maps, globes, and the World Wide Web (WWW) that help make abstractions more concrete.
Geography: Locate the prime meridian, equator, tropic of Capricorn, tropic of Cancer, international date line, and lines of latitude and longitude on maps and globes.
Demonstrating an understanding of simple grid lines.
Geography/History: Describe physical characteristics, including landforms, bodies of water, soil, and vegetation of various places on Earth.
Locating countries in the Western Hemisphere.