SST-03.1.03

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

SST-03.1.03 Use a variety of resources (e.g., maps, charts, bar graphs, Internet, books) to gather information about people, places, and events.

Student Learning Targets:

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • can use a variety of resources to gather information about people, places, and events. 

 

Proficiency Rubric

Score   Description Sample Activity
4.0 In addition to Score 3.0, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations. -
  3.5 In addition to Score 3.0 performance, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding the more complex content with partial success.
3.0 “The Standard.” The student is able to gather evidence about social studies topics from numerous resources and synthesize the information to share with others. -The student researches a topic such as continents, using non-fiction books and internet sources and shares the information when speaking or writing.
  2.5 The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and partial knowledge of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
2.0 The student is able to gather information about a topic from different resources, but does not synthesize the information when presenting the information on the topic. -The student shares the information on the topic of continents, but presents the information from different sources seperately (does not make the connection between the two sources of information on a topic).
  1.5 The student demonstrates partial knowledge of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and procedures (Score 3.0 content).
1.0 The student is able to gather information from one source. -The student uses only one non-fiction resource to gather information on the topic of continents.
  0.5 With help, the student demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but not the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).

Resources

Websites

Discovery Education

Elementary Social Studies

Parents Helping Students

Helping Your Child With Social Studies

Social Studies in Third Grade 

 

Vocabulary

  • Information
  • Communicate
  • Resources
  • Sythesize

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