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3.1The student will explain how the contributions of ancient Greece and Rome
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3.2The student will study the early West African empire of Mali
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3.3The student will study the exploration of the Americas.
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3.4 The student will develop map skills.
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3.5The student will develop map skills.
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3.6The student will interpret geographic information from maps, tables, graphs, and charts.
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3.7The student will explain how producers use natural resources, human resources, and capital resources to produce goods and services for consumers.
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3.8The student will recognize the concepts of specialization
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3.9 The student will identify examples of making an economic choice and will explain the idea of opportunity cost.
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3.10 The student will recognize why government is necessary in the classroom, school, and community.
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3.11 The student will explain the importance of the basic principles that form the foundation of a republican form of government.
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3.12The student will recognize that Americans are a people of diverse ethnic origins, customs, and traditions.
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Objective:

3.1 The student will explain how the contributions of ancient Greece and Rome have influenced the present world in terms of architecture, government (direct and representative democracy), and sports.

SOL Review

1. SOL Practice Tests

2. SOL Greece Test

3. SOL Rome Test

4. Greece SOL Test

5. Matching SOL 3.1 Game

6. Millionaire SOL Greece Game

Interactive Activities

 

1. See Ancient Rome Buildings in 3D

2. SOL 3rd Grade Greece Review using Classroom Jeopardy (Game Preview)

3. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

4. Primary Source Search Engine (Find primary source pictures and documents)

Study Guides/Research

 

1. Excellent Information on Greece, Rome, and Mali Great Resource for Research

2. SOL Study Guide Good Overview for 3.1 & 3.4

3. Study or Print Flash Cards Online SOL 3.1

4. Ancient Greece Facts & Activities

5. Ancient Rome Facts & Activities

6. Excellent Greece & Rome Easy to read pictures and sol information

7. Grolier Kids Encycopedia (Get password from teacher)

Smartboard Activities

1. Ancient Cultures Venn Diagram comparing Greece, Rome, and Mali

2. Ancient Civilizations (Mali, Greece, Rome, Egypt) Chart Notebook Review

3. Greece vs Rome Venn Diagram Sort

4. Greece Chart Sort

5. Three Cultures Venn SOL Diagram (Zipped-use Firefox)

6. Ancient Greece SOL Notebook (Zipped-use Firefox)

7. Rome Senteo SOL Review

Powerpoints

1. SOL 3.1 PowerPoint Vocabulary, Study Guides, and information on SOL 3.1

2. Travel to Italy PowerPoint

3. Colosseum in Rome PowerPoint

4. Palentine Hill in Rome PowerPoint

5. Venice and Florence Picture PowerPoint

6. SOL Greece Study Guide PowerPoint with great pictures

7. Good SOL 3.1 Instructional PowerPoint

8. Good SOL 3.1 Instructional PowerPoint

9. Jeopardy SOL Game Greece & Rome PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates 1. Venn Diagram Comparing Greece, Rome, and Mali (Picture Preview)
Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. Greece Architecture 8 min. TeacherTube Movie Clip

2. Journals Through History: Ancient Rome: Building an Empire 18min.

3. Journals Through History: Ancient Rome: The Eternal City 18min.

Lesson Plans

 

 
Assessments & Strategies

1. SOL 3.1 Teaching Strategies Good Resosurces

2. Greece Map-label in Kidpix

3. Rome Map-label in Kidpix

Teacher Resources

1. Suffolk SOL Resources

2. LiveBinders 3rd Grade History Interactive Resources

3. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

3.2 The student will study the early West African empire of Mali by describing its oral tradition (storytelling), government (kings), and economic development (trade).

SOL Review

1. Mali 11 question test

2. Another Mali Millionaire 2 Game

3. Mali Battleship Game

4. Mali Test SOL 3.2

5. Mali SOL 3.1 & 3.2 Millionaire Game

6. Mali SOL Millionaire Game

7. SOL Mali Millionaire Game

8. Mali Scavenger Hunt

Interactive Activities

 

1. Mali Pictures

2. Good Kid Friendly Mali SOL webpage

3. Mali Webquest with good links

4. Mali Webquest 2 Good pictures

5. Excellent Mali Interactive Interactive with pictures

6. Mali SOL Scavenger Hunt Worksheet to print out is included

7. Mali Virtual Field Trip

8. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides/Research

 

1. Mali SOL Study Guide 1 Good Overview for 3.4 & 3.2

2. Easy to read Mali Information

3. Excellent Greece, Rome, Mali Kid Friendly links

4. Mali SOL Vocabulary & Information webpage

5. SOL Mali Study Guide 4 webpage

6. Mali Map Lots of Pictures

7. Mali information and pictures

8. Grolier Kids Encycopedia (Get password from teacher)

 

Smartboard Activities

1. Mali Instructional Smartboard Notebook Lesson

2. Ancient Civilizations (Mali, Greece, Rome, Egypt) Chart Notebook Review

3. Mali Senteo SOL Review

Powerpoints

1. Mali Jeopardy SOL Review PowerPoint Game

2. Mali Instructional SOL Notes PowerPoint

3. Excellent Mali Instructional PowerPoint

4. Mali Madness Jeopardy SOL PowerPoint Game

5. SOL Mali Instructional PowerPoint with great pictures

6. Mali SOL Notes PowerPoint (Word Document to accompany)

7. Pictures of Mali Today Instructional PowerPoint

8. SOL Instructional Mali PowerPoint

9. Good Mali Overview PowerPoint

10. Mali Instructional Lesson PowerPoint

11. SOL Maliz Quiz PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates

1. Compare yourself to the Lion King of Mali (Picture Preview)

2. Venn Diagram Comparing Greece, Rome, and Mali (Picture Preview)

Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. Title: Sketches of the World: A Roof Above Our Heads click on clip Housing in Mali 1 min. 35 sec.

2. Title:Islam Comes to Timbuktu Excellent overview of Ancient Mali, trading gold and salt, and Mansa Musa. 4 min. 15 sec.

3. YouTube Ancient Mali Movie Clip. 1 min 31 sec.

4. Five VDOE Mali Video Clips 1-7min.

Lesson Plans

1. View Mali Lesson Plans

2. Kidpix Mali Lesson Plan

Assessments & Strategies  
Teacher Resources

1. Mali background for Virginian Teachers

2. Print Adobe PDF Mali Maps

3. Suffolk SOL Resources

4. Buy excellent kid-friendly Mali Picture Book (Mali, Land of Gold and Glory)

5. LiveBinders 3rd Grade History Interactive Resources

6. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

3.3 The student will study the exploration of the Americas by
a) describing the accomplishments of Christopher Columbus, Juan Ponce de León, Jacques Cartier, and Christopher Newport;
b) identifying the reasons for exploring, the information gained, the results of the travels, and the impact of the travels on American Indians.

SOL Review

1. SOL Explorers Test

2. SOL 3.3 Explorer Tests

3. SOL 3.1-3.3 Multiple-choice Test

Interactive Activities

 

1. SOL Explorer Webquest

2. Explorer Webquest with good links

3. Sing this SOL Explorer Song to the tune of On Top of Old Smokey. It is a Word Document.

4. BBC Christopher Columbus Interactive website

5.Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides/Research

 

1. SOL Study Guide Good Overview for 3.3

2. SOL 3.3 Study Guide information and pictures

3. Explorer SOL Study Guide in Word

4. Excellent SOL Pictures & Information Great resource for SOL 3.3 & 3.11

5. Good summary and timeline of explorers

6. Print SOL Explorer Study Cards

7. Pictures and SOL information study guide

8. Enchanted Learning pictures and information

9. Grolier Kids Encycopedia (Get password from teacher)

Smartboard Activities

1. Interactive Smartboard Notebook Instructional Lesson

2. Columbus Instructional Notebook

3. Why was Columbus Lost Notebook from Smart Exchange

4. Senteo (SMART Response) Explorer SOL Test

5. Explorer SOL Review Notebook

6. SOL Senteo Explorer Quiz (Zipped-use Firefox)

7. History Jeopardy Notebook

Powerpoints

1. SOL 3.3 Instructional PowerPoint

2. Download SOL Explorer Instructional PowerPoint with good pictures

3. Age of Exploration Instructional PowerPoint

4. SOL Instructional PowerPoint (Explorer Worksheet to accompany)

 

Kidspiration Templates 1. SOL Explorer Matching of People, climed land, and sailed for (Picture Preview)
Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles 1. Early Explorers: The Age of Discovery 20min.
Lesson Plans

1. Juan Ponce de Leon Quiz (TeacherspayTeachers.com)

2. Jacques Cartier Quiz (TeacherspayTeachers.com)

Assessments & Strategies

1. Download SOL 3.3 Word Test

2. Kidpix-draw explorers routes on world map (Preview example)

 

Teacher Resources

1. Buy "Explorers of the World"multimedia CD. Very interactive and fun way to learn about explorers.

2. Suffolk SOL Resources

3. LiveBinders 3rd Grade History Interactive Resources

4. SOL Explorer Cut and Paste Worksheet (TeacherspayTeachers.com)

5. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

3.4 The student will develop map skills by
a) locating Greece, Rome, and West Africa;
b) describing the physical and human characteristics of Greece, Rome, and West Africa;
c) explaining how the people of Greece, Rome, and West Africa adapted to and/or changed their environment to meet their needs.

SOL Review

1. SOL Rome Test

2. Mali Battleship Game

3. Mali 11 question test

Interactive Activities

 

1. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

1. SOL Study Guide Good Overview for 3.4 & 3.1

2. Mali Study Guide Good Overview for 3.4 & 3.2

3. Excellent Greece, Rome, Mali Kid Friendly links

4. Ancient Greece Facts & Activities

5. Ancient Rome Facts & Activities

6. Excellent Greece & Rome Easy to read pictures and sol information

7. Grolier Kids Encycopedia (Get password from teacher)

Smartboard Activities

1. Ancient Greece Smartboard SOL 3.4 Lesson

2. World Geography SOL Notebook (Zipped file-use Firefox)

3. Ancient Cultures SOL Notebook (Zipped-use Firefox)

Powerpoints

1. March Madness SOL Review PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates 1. Label the world map with Greece, Rome, West Africa and USA (Picture Preview)
Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. Journals Through History: Ancient Rome: Building an Empire 58min.

Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies

1. Greece Map-label in Kidpix

2. Rome Map-label in Kidpix

Teacher Resources

1. Suffolk SOL Resources

2. LiveBinders 3rd Grade History Interactive Resources

3. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

3.5 The student will develop map skills by
a) positioning and labeling the seven continents and five oceans to create a world map;
b) using the equator and prime meridian to identify the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Hemispheres;
c) locating the countries of Spain, England, and France;
d) locating the regions in the Americas explored by Christopher Columbus (San Salvador in the Bahamas), Juan Ponce de León (near St. Augustine, Florida), Jacques Cartier (near Quebec, Canada), and Christopher Newport (Jamestown, Virginia);
e) locating specific places, using a simple letter-number grid system

SOL Review

1. Continents & Oceans Resources Using multiple choice, match the numbers to the correct ocean and continent

2. Continents & Oceans Quiz 2 Quiz, click on the continents or oceans on a map to answer the questions

3. Oceans & Continents Game Test Scroll down to the bottom of the webpage. Choose your level and have fun playing

4. Mapping Test 20 Question test

5. Geography SOL Matching SOL 2.5 & 2.6

6. US Geography Matching Find Virginia, rivers, cities etc.

7. Mapping Battleship Game Learn maps through Battleship

8. Prime Meridian, Equator, and Hemispheres Millionaire Game

9. Hangman Game SOL 2.5 & 2.6

10. Mapping Matching SOL 2.5 & 2.6 Match words to descriptions about keys, scales, latitudes, continents, oceans etc.

11. Continents and Oceans Hangman Game Game for SOL 2.5 & 2.6

12. Continents Puzzle Put the continents puzzle together

13. Continent Identification Game National Geography Geospy Game. Click on the continents to answer the questions

14. Continents & Oceans Flash Cards Pictures to go with questions

15. Matching Continents & Oceans Game Diagrams included

16. SOL 2.5 Test Prep multiple-choice questions and grade

17. Jeopardy Game on Continents & Oceans

18. Continent and Ocean Quiz 10 Question test with percentage and grade given

19. Continents & Ocean Games

20. 5 SOL Question Quiz on Continents and Oceans

21. SOL Matching Game on Continents & Oceans

Interactive Activities

 

1. Learn your Oceans and Continents through songs

2. Print Where I live Out EnchantedInteractive worksheet

3. Geography 20 Question SOL Test

4. Label the Continents Print out and label 7 continents

5. Interactive Map Grid Practice

6.Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides/Research

 

1. SOL Study Guide Good SOL Overview for 3.5

2. SOL 3.3 & 3.5 Study Guide Information and links

3. Grolier Kids Encycopedia (Get password from teacher)

Smartboard Activities

1. Continents & Oceans Instructional Smartboard Notebook Lesson

2. US SOL Geography Review Notebook (Zipped file-use Firefox)

3. Continents and Oceans Label Smartboard Notebook Review

4. Latitude and Longitude Map Practice Smartboard Notebook

5. SOL 3.5 Continents & Oceans Label Map Notebook

6. SOL Senteo Geography Notebook

7. Explorer SOL Senteo Notebook

8. Prime Meridian, Equator & Continent Review Notebook

9. Continents & Oceans Review Notebook

10. SOL Geography Senteo Test

11. Excellent Instructional Continents & Oceans Notebook

12. SOL Continents & Oceans Review Notebook

13. Developing Map Skills Notebook

Powerpoints

1. SOL Continents Instructional PowerPoint

2. Maps & First Americans Jeopardy Game on 2nd grade

3. Geography Jeopardy 2nd Grade SOL Geography Game

4. Continents & Oceans SOL Game PowerPoint

5. Map Skills Instructional PowerPoint

6. SOL Jeopardy Continents & Oceans PowerPoint

7. Maps SOL Instructional PowerPoint

 

Kidspiration Templates

1. SOL Explorer Matching of People, climed land, and sailed for (Picture Preview)

2. Label the 7 Continents (Picture Preview)

Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. This is Our World Learn about the continents, oceans, equator and poles. 1-15 min.

2. Math Monsters: Mapping Practice Map skills and the use of maps through this movie 15 min.

Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies

1. Teaching & Learning Strategies

2. Kidpix-label 7 continents, oceans, and hemispheres on map. (Preview example)

 

Teacher Resources

1. Buy Mapping Penny's World Book by Loreen Leedy from Barnes and Noble

2. Suffolk SOL Resources

3. LiveBinders 3rd Grade History Interactive Resources

4. SOL 3.5 Worksheeet (TeacherspayTeachers.com)

5. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

3.6 The student will read and construct maps, tables, graphs, and/or charts.

SOL Review

1. Mr Nussbaum's MapMaker Create a map with symbols

Interactive Activities

 

1. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

1. SOL Study Guides Good Overview for 3.6

2. Grolier Kids Encycopedia (Get password from teacher)

Smartboard Activities

1. Park Map Skills Smartboard Notebook

2. Maps & Globes SMART Exchange Notebook

3. Grid Map Practice Notebook

Powerpoints 1. Download Maps SOL 3.6 Instructional PowerPoint
Kidspiration Templates 1. Practice Map Skills with coordinate graphs and labeling a compass rose (Picture Preview)
Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles 1. Title: Finding Your Way: Using Maps and Globes and use clip: How Symbols Help Us Use Maps 3 min.
Lesson Plans

1. Kidpix-create a map Lesson Plan (pdf)

Assessments & Strategies  
Teacher Resources

1. Suffolk SOL Resources

2. LiveBinders 3rd Grade History Interactive Resources

3. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

3.7 The student will explain how producers in ancient Greece, Rome, and the West African empire of Mali used natural resources, human resources, and capital resources in the production of goods and services.

SOL Review

1. Three Economics Tests

Interactive Activities

 

1. Learn about Producers Pictures and sound are great

2. Consumers sounds and pictures are excellent

3. Pigonomics Story & Plain Horse Sense with Test questions

4. SOL 3rd Grade Economics Review using Classroom Jeopardy (Game Preview)

5. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

1. SOL Study Guide Economics for 3.7-3.9

2. Grolier Kids Encycopedia (Get password from teacher)

Smartboard Activities

1. NaturalCapitalHuman Venn Diagram Drag pictures into the correct circle

2. SOL 3.7 Economic Resources Review Notebook (Zipped file-use Firefox)

3. SOL Economic Review Notebook (Zipped file-use Firefox)

4. SOIL SOL 3.7 Vocabulary Review Smartboard Notebook

5. The Ox-cart Man Book & Resources Instructional Notebook

Powerpoints

1. Download Economics Instructional PowerPoint

2. Download SOL 3.7-3.9 Soil Instructional PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates 1. Natural, Human, and capital Resources Matching (Picture Preview)
Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. Title: Economics: The Production, Distribution, and Consumption of Goods and Services: Resources 16 min. Learn about 3 types of resources (Captial, natural & labor) and opportunity cost.

2. Title: Economics: The Production, Distribution, and Consumption of Goods and Services: Producing 18 min. Learn the difference between goods and services.

3. Title: The Biggest Treasure Chest: Our Natural Resources 11 min. Learn about natural resources.

Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies 1. Kidpix Economic Project
Teacher Resources

1. Buy excellent Econ and Me Video series

2. Suffolk SOL Resources

3. LiveBinders 3rd Grade History Interactive Resources

4. Free Picture Sort Worksheet (TeacherspayTeachers.com)

5. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

3.8 The student will recognize that because people and regions cannot produce everything they want, they specialize in what they do best and trade for the rest.

SOL Review

1. SOL Rome Test

2. Three Economics Tests

3. Mali 11 question test

4. Specialization and Interdependence 10 multiple choice test

5. Mali SOL Millionaire Game Good review

Interactive Activities

 

1. Pigonomics Story & Plain Horse Sense with Test questions

2. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

1. SOL Study Guide Economics for 3.7-3.9

2. SOL Economic Study Guide with key vocabulary

3. Economics Glossary with pictures

4. Grolier Kids Encycopedia (Get password from teacher)

Smartboard Activities

1. SOL Economic Review Notebook (Zipped file-use Firefox)

2. The Ox-cart Man Book & Resources Instructional Notebook

Powerpoints

1. Download Economics Instructional PowerPoint

2. Download SOL Review Flash Cards PowerPoint

3. Download SOL 3.7-3.9 Instructional PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates 1. Venn Diagram comparing Greece, Rome, and Mali Specialization (Picture Preview )
Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles  
Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies 1. Kidpix Economic Project
Teacher Resources

1. The Incredible Econ Lyrics

2. Buy excellent Econ and Me Video series

3. Suffolk SOL Resources

4. LiveBinders 3rd Grade History Interactive Resources

5. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

3.9 The student will identify examples of making an economic choice and will explain the idea of opportunity cost (what is given up when making a choice).

SOL Review

1. 3 little pigs Story Economics Test after reading short passage

2. Three Economics Tests

Interactive Activities

 

1. Pigonomics Story & Plain Horse Sense with Test questions

2. SOL 3rd Grade Economics Review using Classroom Jeopardy (Game Preview)

3. SOL Interactive Practice

4. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

1. SOL Study Guide Economics for 3.7-3.9

2. Economics Glossary with pictures

3. Grolier Kids Encycopedia (Get password from teacher)

Smartboard Activities

1. SOL Economic Review Notebook (Zipped file-use Firefox)

2. The Ox-cart Man Book & Resources Instructional Notebook

Powerpoints

1. Download Economics Instructional PowerPoint

2. Download SOL 3.7-3.9 Instructional PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates 1. Create a chart of choice and opportunity costs using pictures and words (Picture Preview )
Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles 1. Understanding Economics (25 min)
Lesson Plans

1. Download Opportunity Cost Lesson Plan in Word

2. SOL 3.9 Opportunity Cost Project Idea & Templates

Assessments & Strategies

1. Kidpix Economic Project

Teacher Resources

1. Buy excellent Econ and Me Video series

2. Suffolk SOL Resources

3. LiveBinders 3rd Grade History Interactive Resources

4. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

3.10 The student will recognize the importance of government in the community, Virginia, and the United States of America by
a) explaining the purpose of rules and laws;
b) explaining that the basic purposes of government are to make laws, carry out laws, and decide if laws have been broken;
c) explaining that government protects the rights and property of individuals.

SOL Review

1. SOL Civics 3.10 & 3.11 Test

Interactive Activities

 

1. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

1. SOL Study Guide SOL Overview for 3.10

2. Grolier Kids Encycopedia (Get password from teacher)

Smartboard Activities

 
Powerpoints

1. Download SOL 3.10 Instructional PowerPoint

2. Download Consitution Day Instructional PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates 1. Find pictures/word for rules at recess, classroom, and home (Picture Preview)
Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles  
Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies

1. Kidpix Government Project

2. SOL 3.10 & 3.11 Quiz (TeacherspayTeachers.com)

Teacher Resources

1. Suffolk SOL Resources

2. LiveBinders 3rd Grade History Interactive Resources

3. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

3.11 The student will explain the importance of the basic principles that form the foundation of a republican form of government by
a) describing the individual rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness; and equality under the law;
b) identifying the contributions of George Washington; Thomas Jefferson; Abraham Lincoln; Rosa Parks; Thurgood Marshall; Martin Luther King, Jr.; and Cesar Chavez;
c) recognizing that Veterans Day and Memorial Day honor people who have served to protect the country’s freedoms,
d) describing how people can serve the community, state, and nation.

SOL Review

1. SOL Civics 3.10 & 3.11 Test

2. American Heroes SOL 3.11 20 Question Test

3. Heroes 10 Question Test

4. George Washington Millionaire Game

5. 10 Questions on Martin Luther King test

6. Millionaire Game on Martin Luther King

Interactive Activities

 

1. VA Veteran's Day Facts & Activites Online

2. Abraham Lincoln Online Voice Thread (Slideshow with voice instruction)

3. George Washington Online Voice Thread (Slideshow with voice intruction)

4. Martin Luther King Online Voice Thread (Slideshow with voice instruction)

5. Famous Americans Webquest

6. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

1. SOL Study Guide Good Overview for 3.11

2. Excellent SOL Pictures & Information Great resource for SOL 3.3 & 3.11

3. Ben's Guide to Government Links for kids

4. Download SOL 3.11 Study Guide in Word

5. Good Bio on Cesar Chavez

6. Short Bio on Cesar Chavez

7. Another good bio on Cesar Chavez

8. Bio on Cesar Chavez

9. Pictures of Cesar Chavez

Family

Portrait

Childhood

10. Grolier Kids Encycopedia (Get password from teacher)

 

Smartboard Activities

1. Venn Diagram comparing Veteran and Memorial Day

2. Famous Americans SOL 3.11 Notebook (Zipped file-use Firefox)

3. Famous Americans Instructional Notebook

Powerpoints

1. Download SOL 3.11 Famous People Instructional PowerPoint

2. Cesar Chavez Famous Quotes PowerPoint

3. Cesar Chavez Biography Instructional PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates 1. SOL Famous Americans Match person to accomplishment (Picture Preview )
Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. Title: America: A Land of Many People and click on Americans' Rights: Our Freedoms: The Bill of Rights 2min 38 sec.

2. Title: The American Government and click on For the People: The Meaning of American Democracy 30 seconds.

3. Title: What It Means To Be An American Citizen and click on What is an American Citizen? 2min.12 sec.

4. Cesar Chavez Brainpop Movie & Quiz 4min.

5. Several Movie Clips about Cesar Chavez

6. 9 Movie Clips about Cesar Chavez

7. Discovery Education Activists 40 second clip start at 2:20.

8. 2 min Cesar Chavez Movie

9. Cesar Chavez Embrace the Legacy 5 min. clip

10. The Life and Legacy of Cesar Chavez 7 min.

Lesson Plans 1. Cereal Box Fun SOL Lesson Plan in Word. Here is a PowerPoint showing examples.
Assessments & Strategies

1. Kidpix President Project with template

2. 2. SOL 3.10 & 3.11 Quiz (TeacherspayTeachers.com)

Teacher Resources

1. Buy Cesar Chavez: fighting for farmworkers By Eric Braun, Harry Roland (Comic book, easy to read for new 3rd grade SOL on Cesar Chavez)

2. Suffolk SOL Resources

3. LiveBinders 3rd Grade History Interactive Resources

4. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

3.12 The student will recognize that Americans are a people of diverse ethnic origins, customs, and traditions, who are united by the basic principles of a republican form of government and respect for individual rights and freedoms.

SOL Review

 

Interactive Activities

 

1. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

1. SOL Study Guide Good Overview for 3.12

2. Grolier Kids Encycopedia (Get password from teacher)

Smartboard Activities

1. Diversity SOL Senteo Test
Powerpoints

1. Download SOL 3.12 Instructional PowerPoint

2. Download SOL 3.12 Diversity Instructional PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates 1. Compare Mexico to USA Drag pictures to correct box (Picture Preview )
Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. Title: E. Marlow Byrne and The Scrode: A Tale About Diversity Learn about diversity told in a Dr. Seuss style story. 12 min.

2. Title: Holiday Facts and Fun: Cinco de Mayo Learn about a Mexican holiday, the fifth of May 13 min.

3. Title: Our Constitution: The Document that Gave Birth to a Nation and click on the The Bill of Rights 1 min. 45 sec.

Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies  
Teacher Resources

1. Print Pledge of Allegiance Scroll

2. Suffolk SOL Resources

3. LiveBinders 3rd Grade History Interactive Resources

4. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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SOL Review

 

1. http://www.quia.com/pages/sol3.html SOL 3rd grade webpage

2. 3rd Grade SOL Senteo (SMART Response) Test

3. Egypt, Greece & Rome Information Pictures & online games and tests. Click on Fact pages or or online activities

4. Download SOL 3rd Grade Millionaire PowerPoint Game

5. Excellent SOL 3rd Grade Multiple-choice PowerPoint Game

6. Download SOL 3rd Grade Ancient Civilizations PowerPoint Game

7. Download SOL Released Tests PowerPoint

8. Download SOL Social Studies Vocabulary PowerPoint

9. Download SOL Greece Study Guide PowerPoint

10. SOL Social Studies Picture Review PowerPoint

11.3rd Grade SOL Jeopardy Game Online

12. SOL 10 Question Test

13. Race to find the SOL Answers on the web

14. SOL Refrigerator Review Cards for Social Studies in Adobe Acrobat

15. SOL Social Studies Review Instructional and Review PowerPoint

16. SOL 3rd Grade Social Studies Review PowerPoint

17. Math, Science, & Social Studies SOL Review PowerPoint

18. SOL Senteo/SMART Response Social Studies Tests

19. Are you Smarter than a 3rd Grader PowerPoint SOL History Review

20. SOL 3rd History Senteo Notebook

21. 2008 SOL Civics Test

22. Suffolk SOL Resources

23. SOL 3rd Grade Review using Classroom Jeopardy (Game Preview)

24. SOL 3rd Grade History Study Guide (Word format)

25. SOL Grade 3Map Quiz PowerPoint

26. Buzzwords SOL Review Game (TeacherspayTeachers.com)


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Teacher SOL Resources:

1. Print PDF SOL Posters 3rd grade Social Studies colorful posters created for each SOL)

2. Social Studies Vocabulary PowerPoint showing all the terms 2nd graders need to know for SOLS)

3. SOL Cards & Games 3rd grade SOL Review cards, games, and units)

4. Interactive Notebooks Buy excellent interactive notetaking notebooks for SOL)

5. VDOE Resources

6. Kidspiration Templates Templates organized by subject and grade

7. Download Jeopardy Powerpoint Game Template Fill in the questions and answers and have fun playing Jeopardy! 25 questions board

8. Download Millionaire Powerpoint Game Template Fill in the questions and answers and have fun playing Millionaire!

9. Download SOL 3rd Grade Study Cards in PDF Format Excellent review materials

10. Download Excellent SOL 2nd grade games Loads of SOL games in Word and Powerpoint that can be used in the classroom

11. Brainpop Social Studies Movies Movie clips on Social Studies (Subscription)

12. Download SOL Test in Word

13. Free Pictures for Teachers

14. Download SOL Grade 3 Flash Cards in Word

15. Our World Far and Wide by Joy Masoff The best SOL History book with great pictures and information.

16. SOL information presented in 9 Week Periods Good overview of SOLS for 3rd grade

17. Download 2nd Grade SOL Questions This is saved in rtf so any word processor can open it

18. Find Smartboard Notebook Ready Made Lessons Enter the subject, grade, and Virginia Standards. Excellent Smartboard resource

19. Download SOL Questions in Word

20. Free Clipart for Teachers

21. Our World Far and Wide (Hardcover) by Joy Masoff Excllent SOL History Textbook with easy to read sentences and great pictures

22. Pdf-notes ipad app allows you to annotate over any pdf. Convert any of your Word worksheets or review material to a pdf and then use the pdf-notes app on the ipads to write over the pdf using your finger just like a SMART Board on an ipad.

23. Buy SOL Assessments for grades K-3 all subjects

24. LiveBinders 3rd Grade History Interactive Resources

25. SOL 3rd Grade History Study Guide (Word format)

26. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources

27. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

28. Primary Source Search Engine (Find primary source pictures and documents)


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