Washington State K-12 Social Studies Learning Standards — Grade 3


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3.1.1.1

Understands the key ideals of unity and diversity.

3.1.1.2

Understands and applies the key ideals of unity and diversity within the context of the community.

3.1.2.1

This component is addressed in grades K, 1, and 3 12.

3.1.3.1

This component is addressed in grades 6 12.

3.1.4.1

This component is addressed in grades 2, 4-8, and 11-12.

3.2.1.1

This component is addressed in grades 1, 2, and 4 - 12.

3.2.2.1

Understands how the economic systems of groups are influenced by laws, values, and customs.

3.2.3.1

This component is addressed in grades 5 12.

3.2.4.1

This component is addressed in grades 4, and 6 12.

3.3.1.1

Understands and applies how maps and globes are used to display the regions of North America in the past and present.

3.3.1.2

Understands the physical, political, and cultural characteristics of places, regions, and people in North America, including the location of the fifty states within the regions of the U.S.

3.3.2.1

Understands how the environment affects cultural groups and how cultural groups affect the environment.

3.3.2.2

Understands the cultural universals of place, time, family life, economics, communication, arts, recreation, food, clothing, shelter, transportation, government, and education.

3.3.3.1

Explains that learning about the geography of North America helps us understand cultures from around the world.

3.4.1.1

This component is addressed in grades K 2, and 4 11.

3.4.2.2

Understands how contributions made by various cultural groups have shaped the history of the community and world.

3.4.3.1

This component is addressed in grades 4 12.

3.4.4.1

This component is addressed in grades 1, and 4 12.

3.5.1.2

Evaluates if information is clear, specific, and detailed.

3.5.2.2

Uses a graphic organizer to organize main ideas and supporting details from visuals and literary, narrative, informational, and expository texts.

3.5.3.1

Engages in discussions that attempt to answer questions about cultural similarities and differences.

3.5.4.1

Draws conclusions using at least two clear, specific, and accurate examples in a paper or presentation.

3.5.4.2

Prepares a list of resources, including the title and author for each source.