3rd Grade (SST) Social Studies Targeted Benchmarks Standard 5: Geography
SST-03.5.02 Identify the seven continents, four oceans, and major nations of the world (i.e. United States, Canada, Mexico; i.e. China, Brazil, Russia).
Student Learning Targets:
I can identify the seven continents.
I can identify the four oceans
I can identify the United States, Canada, Mexico, and other major countries of the world.
I can use directions to make decisions about location of continents on a map.
Skills (Performance) Targets
I can use a map to identify the continents and oceans.
The Student ...
identifies one of the following categories: all seven continents, four oceans or major countries of the world.
identifies two of the following categories: all seven continents, four oceans and major countries of the world.
identifies all three categories: all seven continents, four oceans and major countries of the world. The teacher will provide maps to the student to use while identifying the continents, oceans and major countries.
in addition to a proficient score of 3.0, the student demonstrates in-depth understanding and application of knowledge regarding more complex material.