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VA.3.Introduction to History and Social Science
Introduction to History and Social Science
Civics 3.11. The student will explain the importance of the basic principles that form the foundation of a republican form of government by: 3.11.b) identifying the contributions of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Rosa Parks, Thurgood Marshall, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Cesar Chavez. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Civil War Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Pioneer Life Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Time Lines
3.11.c) recognizing that Veterans Day and Memorial Day honor people who have served to protect the country's freedoms,
3.11.d) describing how people can serve the community, state, and nation.
3.12. The student will recognize that Americans are a people of diverse ethnic origins, customs, and traditions, who are united by the basic principles of a republican form of government and respect for individual rights and freedoms. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Immigration Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Tall Tales
Economics 3.7. The student will explain how producers in ancient Greece, Rome, and the West African empire of Mali used natural resources, human resources, and capital resources in the production of goods and services.
3.9. The student will identify examples of making an economic choice and will explain the idea of opportunity cost (what is given up when making a choice).
Geography 3.4. The student will develop map skills by: 3.4.a) locating Greece, Rome, and West Africa.
3.4.b) describing the physical and human characteristics of Greece, Rome, and West Africa.
3.4.c) explaining how the people of Greece, Rome, and West Africa adapted to and/or changed their environment to meet their needs.
3.5. The student will develop map skills by: 3.5.a) positioning and labeling the seven continents and five oceans to create a world map.
3.5.b) using the equator and prime meridian to identify the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Hemispheres. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Map Skills
3.5.d) locating the regions in the Americas explored by Christopher Columbus (San Salvador in the Bahamas), Juan Ponce de Leon (near St. Augustine, Florida), Jacques Cartier (near Quebec, Canada), and Christopher Newport (Jamestown, Virginia). Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Time Lines
3.5.e) locating specific places, using a simple letter-number grid system. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Map Skills
3.6. The student will read and construct maps, tables, graphs, and/or charts. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Map Skills
History 3.1. The student will explain how the contributions of ancient Greece and Rome have influenced the present world in terms of architecture, government (direct and representative democracy), and sports.
3.3. The student will study the exploration of the Americas by: 3.3.a) describing the accomplishments of Christopher Columbus, Juan Ponce de Leon, Jacques Cartier, and Christopher Newport. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Time Lines
3.3.b) identifying the reasons for exploring, the information gained, the results of the travels, and the impact of the travels on American Indians.