3rd Grade Social Studies


Standard 2: History

SST-03.2

BPSS-SST logoStandard 2:

Important Historical Events

Students understand important historical events.

 Narrative for the Important Historical Events

Through active learning experiences, third grade students gain knowledge and process information about their local community from a variety of resources.

Students describe how significant people, events and developments have shaped their own community and region; compare their community to other communities in the region in other times and places; and use a variety of resources to gather information about the past.

Calculation Method for Standards

Standards are larger groups of related benchmarks. The Standard Grade is a calculation of all the related benchmarks. Click on the benchmark name below each Standard to access the learning targets and proficiency rubrics for each standard's related benchmarks.


SST-03.2.01

BPSS-SST Important Historical Events concept logo3rd Grade (SST) Social Studies Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 2: Important Historical Events

SST-03.2.01 Explain the importance of the accomplishments of scientists and inventors (e.g., light bulb, automobile, discovery of electricity, computer, telephone).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can

Reasoning Targets

  • I can 

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can

Product Targets

  • I can 

Proficiency Scale

The Student ...

(1) Beginning

  • with help, demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes and some of the more complex ideas and processes.

(2) Developing

  • demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes.

(3) Proficient

  • demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations "the standard".

(4) Advanced

  • demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.

Resources

Vocabulary

  • list
  • list

SST-03.2.02

3rd Grade SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 2: History

SST-03.2.02 Describe how community life has changed from past (i.e., pioneer and tribal) to the present.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can

Reasoning Targets

  • can compare and contrast how community life has changed from pioneer and tribal days to the present.

Proficiency Rubric

Score   Description Sample Activity
4.0 In addition to a proficient score of 3.0, the student demonstrates in-depth understanding and application of knowledge regarding more complex material.   -The student does independent research and share information on past and current events, compares and contrasts the changes in community life and shares his/her learning with others.  
  3.5 In addition to a proficient score of 3.0, the student demonstrates in-depth understanding of knowledge on the content.  
3.0 The student identifies how community life has changed from past to present with a detailed explanation.  

-The student must be able to identify the differences and similarities and describe how the events have changed.

The teacher may use:

-a then and now comparison using pictures and writing

-pictures of past and present for students to compare and contrast

-Venn Diagrams

-t-charts

-leveled readers

 

  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 identifies the differences an/or similarities but is unable to describe with a detailed explanation.   -
  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 unable to identify how community life has changed from past to present.   -
  0.5  Even with support, the student is unable to identify how community life has changed from past to pressent.

Resources

Websites

Discovery Education

Elementary Social Studies

Parents Helping Students

Helping Your Child With Social Studies

Social Studies in Third Grade 

 

Vocabulary

  • past 
  • present
  • future
  • community