Your third grader and social studies
Students get a taste of political science as they learn the three branches of government.
Where in the world?
How you can help at home: Use a laminated map to help your child learn where current events are taking place and build social studies skills.
How you can help at home: Have your child make a timeline of important family events.
Make social studies come alive
Check out these tips to help your child learn to love social studies.
Create a scroll
How you can help at home: Learn about an important aspect of Egyptian culture and art by creating your own scroll.
Activity: Map that house
Practice beginning mapping skills with your third grader by mapping your house onto graph paper.
Third grade: What your child should know
Keep tabs on your third grader's development with this handy checklist.
Activity: Identify that state
How you can help at home: Play this game with your child to locate states on a map and reinforce geography skills.