SST-03.5.01

BPSS-SST geography concept logo3rd Grade (SST) Social Studies Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 5: Geography

SST-03.5.01 Identify the physical characteristics (e.g., landforms, bodies of water, vegetation, wildlife and climate) of the local community.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can identify the physical characteristics of my community including landforms, water, and climate.
  • I can

Reasoning Targets

  • I canĀ 

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can

Product Targets

  • I canĀ 

Proficiency Scale

The Student ...

(1) Beginning

  • 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.

(2) Developing

  • demonstrates some academic knowledge and skills for this grade level. The student can identify the critical or essential elements of knowledge.

(3) Proficient

  • demonstrates proficiency in academic knowledge and skills for this grade level by showing his/her understanding through a PBL project, quick write using reliable sources/maps or reference maps to locate the physical features.

(4) Advanced

  • demonstrates in-depth understanding of academic knowledge and skills for this grade level beyond what was taught in the classroom through independent research to learn and share about landforms, climate and bodies of water.

Resources

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