Illinois Learning Standards for Social Science — Grade 3


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SS.CV.1.3

Describe ways in which interactions among families, workplaces, voluntary organizations, and government benefit communities.

SS.CV.2.3

Explain how groups of people make rules to create responsibilities and protect freedoms.

SS.CV.3.3

Compare procedures for making decisions in the classroom, school and community.

SS.CV.4.3

Describe how people have tried to improve their communities over time.

SS.EC. 2.3

Generate examples of the goods and services that governments provide.

SS.EC.1.3

Compare the goods and services that people in the local community produce and those that are produced in other communities.

SS.EC.FL.3.3

Describe the role of banks and other financial institutions in an economy.

SS.EC.FL.4.3

Explain that when people borrow, they receive something of value now and agree to repay the lender over time

SS.G.1.3

Locate major landforms and bodies of water on a map or other representation.

SS.G.2.3

Compare how people modify and adapt to the environment and culture in our community to other places.

SS.G.3.3

Show how consumption of products connects people to distant places.

SS.H.1.3

Create and use a chronological sequence of events.

SS.H.2.3

Describe how significant people, events, and developments have shaped their own community and region.

SS.H.3.3

Identify artifacts and documents as either primary or secondary sources of historical data from which historical accounts are constructed.

SS.IS.1.3

Develop essential questions and explain the importance of the questions to self and others.

SS.IS.2.3

Create supporting questions to help answer essential questions in an inquiry.

SS.IS.3.3

Determine sources representing multiple points of view that will assist in answering essential questions.

SS.IS.4.3

Gather relevant information and distinguish among fact and opinion to determine credibility of multiple sources.

SS.IS.5.3

Develop claims using evidence from multiple sources to answer essential questions.

SS.IS.6.3

Construct and critique arguments and explanations using reasoning, examples, and details from multiple sources.

SS.IS.7.3

Identify a range of local problems and some ways in which people are trying to address these problems.

SS.IS.8.3

Use listening, consensus building, and voting procedures to decide on and take action in their classroom and school.