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Social Studies - 3rd Grade

Our Agreement System and social justice mission are weaved into the social studies curriculum. Students learn about respect for others, social responsibility, and connections between themselves, their families, and the world around them.

Unit Themes
  • Family Heritage Project (family timelines)
  • Maps
  • Biographies of American heroes (e.g. George Washington Carver, Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, Martin Luther King, Jr.)
  • The Global Village Project
Approaches to Learning
  • Read Aloud
  • Research (library/online)
  • Projects
  • Field Trips
  • Presentations
  • Class Books
  • Unit Celebrations
  • Portfolios