Nevada State Standards for Social Studies — Grade 3


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C13.3.1

Identify and discuss examples of rules, laws, and authorities that keep people safe and property secure.

C13.3.2

Discuss that democracy involves voting, majority rule, and setting rules.

C13.3.3

Explain individual responsibilities in the classroom and the school.

C13.3.4

Recognize the Pledge of Allegiance and discuss its purpose.

C13.3.5

Explain why we have patriotic activities, holidays, and symbols.

C14.3.1

Name the current President of the United States.

C14.3.2

Name the current mayor of the town.

C15.3.1

List the qualities of a leader.

C15.3.2

Discuss why people form groups

C15.3.3

Introduce sources of information people use to form an opinion.

C16.3.1

Identify their city, state, and country

E10.3.1

Identify forms of money used by people across time and place.

E10.3.2

Define banking terms, including saving, interest, and borrowing.

E10.3.3

Identify reasons people use banks.

E11.3.1

Identify and explain what business owners do.

E11.3.2

Identify classroom resources that are limited and must be shared.

E12.3.1

Differentiate between barter and monetary trade.

E9.3.1

Identify needs as high priority wants, and wants as goods, services, or leisure activities.

E9.3.2

Give examples of prices consumers have paid when buying goods and services.

E9.3.3

Give examples of prices set by businesses for selling goods and services.

E9.3.4

Demonstrate an understanding of income and give examples.

G5.3.1

Identify and use cardinal directions on a compass rose to locate places on a map.

G5.3.2

Differentiate between a city and a state using appropriate examples.

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.

G5.3.5

Construct a simple map including a title, symbols, and directions from a birds eye view.

G5.3.6

Recognize different types of special maps, i.e., neighborhood, school, and classroom.

G5.3.7

List careers requiring the use of geographic tools.

G6.3.1

Distinguish between physical (natural) and human (man-made) features.

G6.3.2

Identify characteristics of neighborhoods and communities, i.e., physical geographical differences, land use, population density.

G6.3.3

Identify ways people express culture.

G6.3.4

List ways people view their own communities, i.e., a ranching community, a tourist destination.

G6.3.5

List ways people use technology for geographic purposes, i.e., weather forecasting, use of aerial photographs to measure population changes over time.

G6.3.6

Locate and name the states surrounding Nevada.

G6.3.7

Identify latitude and longitude on a map or globe.

G7.3.1

Compare population distribution across regions using maps and mathematical representations, i.e., tables and graphs.

G7.3.2

Identify transportation and communication networks.

G7.3.3

List reasons why people choose to live in urban or rural communities.

G7.3.4

Use a map to display information about an economic product.

G7.3.5

Describe purposes for various organizations

G8.3.1

Predict possible geographic changes that could take place in the neighborhood or community.

G8.3.2

List tools, machines, or technologies that people have used to change the physical environment.

G8.3.3

Compare ways people modify the physical environment.

G8.3.4

Identify people, groups, and organizations that respond to natural hazards.

G8.3.5

Describe ways humans depend on and manage natural resources within their communities.

H1.3.1

Learn about individuals in the community and discuss their contributions.

H1.3.2

Using artifacts and primary sources, and investigate how individuals and families contributed to the founding and development of the local community.

H1.3.3

Learn about individuals around the world and discuss their contributions.

H2.3.1

Discuss how conflicts can be resolved through compromise.

H2.3.2

Explain how memorials help us to honor and remember people.

H3.3.1

Explain how the actions of heroes and heroines make a difference.

H3.3.2

Determine what it means to be an American citizen and describe the achievements of famous and ordinary citizens.

H3.3.3

Define ethnicity and explain that people who make contributions to their communities include those who have diverse ethnic origins, customs, and traditions.

H3.3.4

Demonstrate respect for each other, the community, and the world.

H3.3.5

Explain how technology at home and in school impacts their lives

H3.3.6

Discuss the effects of news events on people in the community.