Intro to World Geography and World Communities Lesson Plans
Grade 3 Social Studies Unit 1
Goes along with the NYC Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Textbook: World Communities Now and Long Ago
PERFECT for review before chapter 1 test! Includes vocabulary, fill ins, true or false, short answers, then/now questions.
NYC Social Studies Scope and Sequence:
Continents and countries have geographic features such as oceans, rivers, mountains, etc. 3.1b, 3.1c, 3.2a
People adapt to the environment. 3.1e
Hemispheres, continents, and countries can be located on world maps and globes. 3.1b, 3.1c, 3.2a
Different kinds of maps are created to provide specific information. 3.1b, 3.1c, 3.2a
Places can be located using cardinal and intermediate directions. 3.1c
Map and Globe Skills: Reading maps, legends, symbols, and scales: using a compass rose, grids, time zones; comparing maps and making inferences; interpreting and analyzing different kinds of maps.