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People, Places, and Environment
Days State ELA Vocab Concepts 2+ Lit Materials Daily Assessment
Standards &Themes Strategies
1 3.SS.2.1.1 CCSS.ELA- Geography ~ Introducing Four Square I will assess students
Describe the Literacy.SL.3.1.a Globe prerequisite VSS by asking them to draw
concepts of Come to Continent vocabulary A World of Wonders: Geographic a picture on a paper of
globe, continent, discussions Country ~Discussing Travels in Verse the glove, a country,
country, state, prepared, and Rhyme by J. Patrick Lewis
State the entire and a continent.
county, having read or My Weird School Fast Facts: Geography
County world then
city/town, and studied The Seven Continents by Wil Mara+
neighborhood required City/Town working the
material; Neighborhood way down to
explicitly draw countries
on that
and other
known about
the topic to
explore ideas
2 3.SS.2.1.1 CCSS.ELA- Geography ~Continuing DRA I will assess the
Describe the Literacy.SL.3.1.a Globe with QTA N_HdQJJOg students by having
concepts of Come to Continent introduction Where on Earth? By DK them list the state
globe, continent, discussions Country of basic county, city/town,
country, state, prepared, mes/
State vocabulary neighborhood on a
county, having read or
County ~Starting with piece of paper.
city/town, and studied
neighborhood required City/Town the country
material; Neighborhood and working
explicitly draw down to
on that classes
preparation neighborhood
and other
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known about
the topic to
explore ideas
3 3.SS.2.1.2 Find CCSS.ELA- Country ~Locate on a PreP Under Drakes Flag by G.A Henty I will do an oral
the United Literacy.RI.3.5 Washington, map the DR-TA Around the World: A Colorful Atlas for assessment, asking
States, Idaho, the Use text D.C United states Kids by Anita Ganeri and Christopher open ended questions,
state capital features and State down to own Corr to discover what needs
Boise, and own search tools
Idaho community to be taught again or
community on a (e.g., key
Boise what can be taught at a
map words, =c5SnRvdGkrc
sidebars, United States deeper level for the
There’s a Map in My Lap by Tish Rabe
hyperlinks) to of America next day.
Somewhere in the World Right Now by
locate Stacey Schuett
relevant to a D83Ns_f3U
given topic

4 3.SS.2.1.2 Find CCSS.ELA- Country ~Locate on a KWL, On a blank maps title
the United Literacy.RI.3.1 State map the Four Square the United states, the
States, Idaho, the Ask and answer Idaho United states /web_games.htm, state of Idaho, the
state capital questions to Boise down to own capital city and the
Boise, and own demonstrate /us-state-games/all-states/map-the-50- neighborhood. The
United States community
community on a understanding states-2.html,
of America maps are located in the
map of a text, self-directed packet
games_mac.htm, (already turned in). I
explicitly to the will look at the maps to
text as the basis
for the 094 assess whether they
answers. understand mapping
each of the correct
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5 3.SS.2.1.3 Locate CCSS.ELA- Waterways ~Use a map K-W-L Maps and Globes by Jack Knowlton I will look at the
on a map Literacy.RI.3.7 Landforms ~Locate Semantic students K-W-L forms
waterways, Use National waterways Feature home/featured-shops/the-learning- that they turn in to
landforms, cities, information boundaries and Analysis company/carmen-sandiego assess them for the
states, and gained from
Map landforms DR-TA next day’s lesson. I will
national illustrations
Map symbols ~Locate adapt the lesson to
boundaries using (e.g., maps,
standard map photographs) Map title cities, states things the children
symbols and the words Map key ~Locate want to learn about
in a text to Scale National while still teaching the
demonstrate Cardinal Boundaries standard. I am using
understanding Directions ~Understand the K-W-L by seeing
of the text (e.g., map symbols what they have learned
where, when, compared to what they
why, and how already knew. This is
key events an informal
assessment. If needed I
will do more inquiry to
better understand
students thinking to fix
possible error.
6 3.SS.2.1.3 Locate CCSS.ELA- Waterways ~Use a map QAR I will have the children
on a map Literacy.SL.3.1.c Landforms ~Locate Four Square =pIuVN5GcB60&list=PLA draw their own maps
waterways, Ask questions National waterways mfKryH6lQJZcjdpObAiGnkWQ_DwR with the correct map
landforms, cities, to check boundaries and daG&index=2 symbols and with
states, and understanding Paddle-to-the Sea by Holling Clancy
Map landforms waterways, landforms,
national of information Holling
Map symbols ~Locate and national
boundaries using presented, stay
standard map on topic, and Map title cities, states boundaries.
symbols link their Map key ~Locate
comments to Scale National
the remarks of Cardinal Boundaries
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others. Directions ~Understand
map symbols
7 3.SS.2.1.5 Use a CCSS.ELA- Number grid ~Using a PreP Me on the Map by Joan Sweeney I will review the
number/letter Literacy.SL.3.6 Letter grid number grid KWL The Little House on Wheels by Marjorie students individual
grid to find Speak in ~Using a Hayes grids at the end that
specific locations complete letter grid Grid: they turned in.
on a map sentences m/geography.htm
~Use grids to
find locations
appropriate to
task and on a map
situation in
order to
detail or
8 3.SS.2.3.1 CCSS.ELA- Past ~Analyze past Four Square One World, One Day by Barbara Kerly I will analyze the
Analyze past and Literacy.RL.3.1 Present ~Analyze KWL Where Do You Think You’re Going, graphs the students
present Ask and answer Settlement Present Christopher Columbus? By Jean Fritz create and the
settlement questions to patterns ~Discover worksheets (attached
patterns of the demonstrate =irJ1u9yqg-4, Double Bar Grid on
patterns to LP I turned in) to
community understanding excel, assess the students in
of a text,
referring their learning.
explicitly to the
text as the basis
for the =iiDw68JgUng

9 3.SS.2.3.2 CCSS.ELA- Geographic ~Find patters DRA I will have the children
Identify Literacy.RI.3.3 features in geographic DR-TA =KWTDmg8OI_Y look at different maps
geographic Describe the features and and choose three items
features relationship how it esources/mapping-our-world that may have
influencing between a
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settlement series of influences the influenced settlement
patterns of the historical area patterns, than they will
community events, write them on the
scientific ideas board. We will
or concepts, or
compare similarities
steps in
and differences to the
procedures in a lists. I will assess them
text, using individually by using a
language that chart with the students
pertains to names on it and
time, sequence, putting different ticks
and when they get an
cause/effect. answer wrong or
10 3.SS.2.3.2 CCSS.ELA- Geographic ~Discover Four Square Geography from A to Z by Jack I will have the students
Identify Literacy.RI.3.7 features different QAR Knowlton color in a map and
geographic Use geographic The Amazing Pop Up Geography Book label the different
features information influences in by Kate Petty and Jennie Maizels geographic influences
influencing gained from Bill and Pete Go Down the Nile by
the area that could have caused
settlement illustrations Tomie dePaola
~How do influences in
patterns of the (e.g., maps,
community photographs) these differ settlement.
and the words from Link:
in a text to yesterdays? http://www.animaps.c
demonstrate om/
of the text (e.g.,
where, when,
why, and how
key events
11 3.SS.2.3.3 CCSS.ELA- Compare ~compare ReQuest Good Morning, City by Pat Kiernan and I will have the children
Compare and Literacy.SL.3.2 Pascal Campion
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contrast Determine the Contrast and contrast Semantic Adele and Simon in America by Barbara write a journal entry on
city/suburb/town main ideas and Suburb ~city/ Feature McClintock which they would
and urban/rural supporting Urban suburb/ Analysis prefer to live in and
details of a text Rural town why.
read aloud or
presented in
diverse media
and formats,
and orally.