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Third Grade Social Studies

South Carolina Studies Weekly

Core Social Studies
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WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP / STANDARDS CORRELATION

South Carolina Studies Weekly

South Carolina Third Grade Social Studies Standards Coverage


AUGUST - SEPTEMBER

Week 1: South Carolina: A Great Place to Live

Students will learn about South Carolina’s six regions and four main river systems. They will locate the regions and rivers on a map. 3-1.1, 3-1.2

Week 2: South Carolina American Indians

Students will learn about the American Indians of South Carolina, including how they interacted with their physical environment to find food and shelter. 3-1.1, 3-2.1, 3-2.3

Week 3: South Carolina Discovered

Students will learn about the Spanish and French explorers and their attempts to settle South Carolina. They will discuss some ways exploration affected American Indians. 3-1.1, 3-2.2

Week 4: New Colony: South Carolina

Students will learn about the new colony of South Carolina, including the Lords Proprietors and its relationship to the island of Barbados. 3-1.1, 3-2.1, 3-2.3, 3-2.4, 3-2.5

Week 5: Pirates Invade!

Students will learn about the pirates who sailed the seas off the coast of South Carolina, including Anne Bonny, Stede Bonnet and Blackbeard. 3-1.1

Week 6: Colonial South Carolina

Students will learn about life in colonial South Carolina, including Charles Town and the Backcountry. They will discuss how the colony affected the Cherokee and the condition of slaves. 3-1.1, 3-2.1, 3-2.3, 3-2.5

Week 7: Big Problems in the Colonies

Students will learn about events leading up to the American Revolutionary War, including the desire for representation, unfair taxes and the Boston Tea Party. 3-1.1, 3-3.1, 3-3.2

OCTOBER-DECEMBER

Week 8: War in South Carolina

Students will learn about the American Revolutionary War and its effect on the people of South Carolina. They will read about Francis Marion, known as the “Swamp Fox". 3-1.1, 3-3.2, 3-3.3

Week 9: A New State: Life After War

Students will learn about the creation of the state after the Revolutionary War. They will read about the three branches of the national and state governments. Students will discuss the problems the new state encountered. 3-1.1, 3-3.4, 3-3.5, 3-4.2

Week 10: Antebellum South Carolina

Students will learn about the economy and the lives of plantation owners during the antebellum period. 3-1.1, 3-1.3, 3-2.5, 3-4.1, 3-4.2

Week 11: Slavery in South Carolina

Students will learn about the life of slaves on South Carolina plantations. They will read about how the increasing demand for cotton also increased the number of slaves. 3-1.1, 3-2.5, 3-4.1, 3-4.2

Week 12: Two Ways of Life

Students will learn about some of the differences in life in the North and South in the United States and how these differences eventually led to the Civil War. 3-1.1, 3-4.2, 3-4.3, 3-4.4

Week 13: The Civil War

Students will learn about the Civil War and its effect on South Carolina. 3-1.1, 3-4.4, 3-4.5

Week 14: The Hunley

Students will learn about the story of the Confederate submarine the H.L. Hunley and its role in the Civil War. 3-1.1, 3-4.4, 3-4.5

JANUARY-FEBUARY

Week 15: Reconstruction in South Carolina

Students will learn about life during Reconstruction in South Carolina, including the new government and what life was like for the newly freed slaves. 3-1.1, 3-4.5, 3-4.6

Week 16: South Carolina's Cotton Mills

Students will learn about the state’s growing textile industry. They will discuss child labor and subsequent child labor laws. 3-1.1, 3-5.1

Week 17: The Great War

Students will learn about World War I and its effect on South Carolina. They will discuss the discrimination that African American soldiers encountered. 3-1.1, 3-5.1, 3-5.2

Week 18: The Great Depression

Students will learn about the Great Depression and how it affected the people of our state and the U.S. They will discuss the migration of many people from South Carolina to other parts of the country. 3-1.1, 3-1.3, 3-5.2, 3-5.3

Week 19: World War II and Beyond

Students will learn about World War II and how it affected the people of South Carolina. They will discuss changes in agriculture, industry and home life following the war. 3-1.1, 3-5.1, 3-5.2, 3-5.4

MARCH-MAY

Week 20: Racial Discrimination

Students will learn about racial discrimination in South Carolina and the U.S. They will read about the fight for civil rights, led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Act of the mid-1960s. 3-1.1, 3-5.5

Week 21: South Carolina's Government

Students will learn about state and local branches of government in South Carolina. They will discuss civic responsibility. 3-1.1, 3-3.5

Week 22: Resources

Students will learn about the different kinds of resources in their lives (i.e., natural, human, and capital). They will read about Mary McLeod Bethune. 3-1.1, 3-1.3

Week 23: Transportation and Communication

Students will learn about the roles transportation and communication have played in South Carolina’s past and present. 3-1.1, 3-5.1, 3-5.6

Week 24: Festival Fun in South Carolina

Students will read about the many fun festivals that are celebrated in South Carolina. 3-1.1, 3-5.6

Common Core

K-5 Required to Read 50% Informational Text - Meet or exceed the 50% Informational Text requirement in your state with Studies Weekly. Teach CCSS-aligned Social Studies and Science content during your literacy block!

Staircase of Complexity - Lexile levels gradually increase over the course of each grade level. We provide researched-based lesson plans with scaffolding/differentiated instruction so that all students succeed.

Text-Based Answers - Students are required to write about what they read, perform additional research, cite sources and consider other points of view. Assessment questions require students to recall, examine and analyze the text they have read.

Writing from Sources - Students will develop research and media skills using primary and secondary sources. We provide 2.0 digital tool suggestions for creating online products like videos, avatars, posters and slide shows.

Academic Vocabulary - With domain-specific vocabulary for each lesson, our lesson plans help you teach students how to determine the meaning of unknown words within a text (CCSS for ELA RI.4).

Computer-Based, Machine-Scored Assessment for Grades 3-5 - Online assessment is provided at eStudiesweekly.com. With instant analysis, including pie charts for every question, you.ll identify where re-teaching or additional test-taking strategies are needed.

Visit the Studies Weekly Blog to learn more about integrating Common Core Standards into your classroom.

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