SST-03.1.01

3rd Grade SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 1: Skills and Resources

SST-03.1.01 Use labels, symbols, compass rose (i.e., intermediate directions), and legends to locate physical features on a map.

Student Learning Targets:

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • can use labels and symbols to locate physical features on a map.
  • I can use intermediate directions on a compass rose to locate physical features on a map.
  • I can use legends to locate physical features on a map

Proficiency Rubric

Score   Description Sample Activity
4.0 The student demonstrates in-depth understanding of academic knowledge and skills for this grade level beyond what was taught in the classroom.   -The student creates a map using a compass rose, labels and symbols for physical features and a legend.  This is done independently.
  3.5 Has mastered the 3.0 knowledge and has shown some 4.0 understanding.  
3.0 The student demonstrates proficiency in academic knowledge and skills for this grade level.   -The student may show his/her understanding through a PBL project, quick write using reliable sources/maps or reference maps to locate the physical features.  
  2.5 The student has mastered the 2.0 knowledge and has shown some 3.0 understanding.  
2.0 The student demonstrates some academic knowledge and skills for this grade level.  The student can identify the critical or essential elements of knowledge.   -
  1.5 The student has mastered the 1.0 knowledge and has shown some 2.0 understanding.  
1.0 The student demonstrates very limited new academic knowledge and skill for this grade level.  The student performs retrieval skills.  The student can determine whether provided information is accurate, inaccurate or unknown.   -
  0.5 The student shows no understanding of the standard.  

Resources

Websites

Discovery Education

Elementary Social Studies

Parents Helping Students

Helping Your Child With Social Studies

Social Studies in Third Grade 

 

Vocabulary

  • compass rose
  • physical features
  • landforms
  • legend
  • symbols

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