Social Studies


3rd Grade Social Studies Units


We will be studying the following history-social science

content standards 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5.


Theme is Continuity and Change:  Student will learn more about our connections to the past and the ways in which particularly  local, but also regional and national, government and traditions have developed and left their marks on current society, providing common memories.  Emphasis is on physical and cultural landscape of California, including the study of American Indians, the subsequent arrival of immigrants, and the impact they have had informing the character of our contemporary society.


These will be the units we will focus on throughout the year:

Geography & Mapping

Local Historical Events

Native Americans

U.S. Government Structure

Basic Economics


We are currently on our last unit Local Historical Events

and Native Americans.



Last updated 5/8/11

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