Arkansas Social Studies Learning Standards — Grade 3


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C.1.3.1

Discuss the origins of the United States founding documents (e.g., U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights) D2.Civ.3.3-5

C.1.3.2

Identify responsibilities and powers of government officials in different branches of state government D2.Civ.1.3-5

C.1.3.3

Explain the functions and structure of the state government D2.Civ.5.3-5

C.2.3.1

Investigate origins of state and national symbols, patriotic songs, and mottos D1.3.3-5

C.2.3.2

Demonstrate the procedures for recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance and proper etiquette for the Arkansas and American Flags D2.Civ.7.3-5

C.2.3.3

Compare rights and responsibilities of citizens in different times and places D2.Civ.8.3-5

C.2.3.4

Use deliberative processes when making decisions and acting upon civic problems in the classroom and school D2.Civ.9.3-5

C.3.3.1

Examine the process for creating rules and laws at the local level D2.Civ.3.3-5

C.3.3.2

Compare ways people interact with rules and laws to improve their community D2.Civ.12.3-5

C.3.3.3

Compare ways people benefit from and are challenged by working together in response to local and state problems D2.Civ.6.3-5

E.4.3.1

Illustrate examples of scarcity and opportunity cost within the local community and different regions in the state D2.Eco.1.3-5

E.4.3.2

Identify problems, alternatives, and trade-offs involved in making a decision D2.Eco.2.3-5

E.5.3.1

Examine the relationship between human capital and productivity (e.g., division of labor, specialization) D2.Eco.6.3-5

E.5.3.2

Articulate ways entrepreneurs and businesses organize human, natural, and capital resources to produce goods and services in Arkansas D2.Eco.4, 7.3-5

E.5.3.3

Analyze economic factors in a market (e.g., supply, demand, competition, incentives) D2.Eco.5.3-5

E.6.3.1

Explain functions and characteristics of money in the United States D2.Eco.5.3-5

E.6.3.2

Explain functions of banks (e.g., saving, checking, loans, investments) D2.Eco.9.3-5

E.6.3.3

Explain the difference between public and private goods and services D2.Eco.12.3-5

E.6.3.4

Identify factors that affect our economy (e.g., unemployment, inflation) D2.Eco.11.3-5

E.7.3.1

Illustrate the relationships among imports, exports, and global interdependence D2.Eco.14.3-5

E.7.3.2

Describe how people in various places and regions are affected by trade D2.Eco.15.3-5

G.10.4.1

Compare natural resources in various geographic regions to influence human settlement patterns D2.Geo.8.3-5

G.10.4.2

Determine effects of movement and distribution of people, goods, and ideas on various places using a variety of print and digital sources, geospatial technologies, and geographic representations D2.Geo.7.3-5

G.10.4.3

Compare push- pullfactors that influenced immigration to and migration within the United States D2.Geo.7.3-5

G.11.3.1

Trace global connections of raw materials that are used to produce familiar products D2.Geo.11.3-5

G.11.3.2

Describe ways natural and human-made disasters in one place affect people living in other places (e.g., civically, geographically, economically) D2.Geo.12.3-5

G.8.3.1

Use maps to describe the spatial organization of the community using relative location, distance, direction, and scale D2.Geo.2.3-5

G.8.3.2

Use thematic maps (e.g., climate, political, physical) and other geographic representations to describe physical and human characteristics of a variety of places in Arkansas and the interactions that shape them D2.Geo.2.3-5

G.8.3.3

Construct maps and other geographic representations of the local community, including physical and human characteristics, title, legend, compass rose D2.Geo.1.3-5

G.9.4.1

Examine environmental problems and ways in which these problems are addressed D2.Geo.5.3-5

G.9.4.2

Describe effects of cultural characteristics on population distribution in a specific place D2.Geo.6.3-5

G.9.4.3

Analyze ways environmental characteristics affect population distribution in Arkansas, the United States, and the world D2.Geo.4.3-5

H.12.3.1

Create historical narratives using chronological sequences of related events in the community, region, or state (e.g., origin of a historic celebration in the community, Arkansas Traveler, important person) D2.His.1.3-5

H.12.3.2

Explain the importance of people and events on timelines to show understanding of historical significance in early Arkansas history (e.g., American Indians, exploration, settlement, statehood) D2.His.1.3-5

H.12.3.3

Compare specific regions of Arkansas in the past with those regions today noting changes over time (e.g., transportation, jobs, urban growth, population density, natural resources, communication) D2.His.2.3-5

H.12.3.4

Analyze individuals, groups, and events to understand why their contributions are important to historical change and/or continuity D2.His.3.3-5

H.12.3.5

Analyze relationships of national symbols, holidays, and historic places (e.g., Liberty Bell, Fourth of July, Daisy Bates Day, Little Rock Nine, Central High School)

H.13.3.1

Explain how multiple perspectives are portrayed through historical narratives D2.His.6.3-5

H.13.3.3

Support answers to compelling questions about a significant historical event or person using evidence from a variety of primary and secondary sources D1.2, 5.3-5

H.13.3.4

Discuss the intended audience and purpose of a historical source D2.His.11.3-5

H.13.3.5

Formulate questions that relate to a specific historical event or person in Arkansas to guide inquiry D1.2.3-5 D2.His.12.3-5

H.13.3.6

Examine current or historical events in Arkansas or the United States in terms of cause and effect D2.His.14.3-5