3rd Grade Social Studies Lesson Plans

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All About Landforms
All About Landforms
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All About Landforms
Through creative and engaging activities, your students will explore and learn about landforms. In this lesson, they will make their own mini dictionary of landforms.
3rd grade
Social studies
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The Language of Landforms
The Language of Landforms
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The Language of Landforms
Kinesthetic and visual learners will greatly enjoy this playful lesson. Using symbols and gestures, students explore the characteristics of various United States landforms.
3rd grade
Social studies
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3 Types Of Resources
3 Types Of Resources
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3 Types Of Resources
Our community relies on different kinds of resources to operate successfully. In this lesson, your students will learn how capital, human, and natural resources are all important for the functioning of a productive society.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Are You a Producer or a Consumer?
Are You a Producer or a Consumer?
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Are You a Producer or a Consumer?
In this lesson, your students will learn about their roles as consumers and producers in a community through engaging activities and discussion.
3rd grade
Social studies
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My Community and I
My Community and I
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My Community and I
In this lesson, students will develop an understanding of communities and will learn how to locate their communities on a map.
3rd grade
Social studies
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One Tree, Three Branches
One Tree, Three Branches
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One Tree, Three Branches
Get your kids excited about social studies with this comprehensive lesson, which will allow them to make their own visual comparisons of the three branches of the United States government.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Finding the Five Themes of Geography
Finding the Five Themes of Geography
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Finding the Five Themes of Geography
Students journey on a scavenger hunt around the school to put their knowledge of the Five Themes of Geography to the test!
3rd grade
Social studies
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Who Is Mae Jemison?
Who Is Mae Jemison?
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Who Is Mae Jemison?
Mae Jemison was the first African American female astronaut to enter space! Use the Who Is Mae Jemison? lesson plan to get to know this prominent scientist and entrepreneur. Students will read about Mae and then answer questions about her.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Scouting Out the States
Scouting Out the States
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Scouting Out the States
Let's scout out the states in the United States! In this jigsaw lesson, students will explore individual states, create a state collage, and share their knowledge with other students in the class.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Transitioning to Intermediate Directions
Transitioning to Intermediate Directions
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Transitioning to Intermediate Directions
This lesson will introduce students to intermediate map directions northwest, northeast, southwest, and southeast. It also offers practice writing functional texts using transitional words as well as both cardinal and intermediate directions.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Law of the Land
Law of the Land
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Law of the Land
In this lesson, your students will use their imaginations to picture why all communities need laws. Help them brainstorm the important role that laws and rules play in a variety of communities through these engaging activities.
3rd grade
Social studies
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One, Two, Three Resources!
One, Two, Three Resources!
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One, Two, Three Resources!
What do you use to make what you need? Resources! Students will explore the three kinds of resources producers use to create the products the use and sell.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Learning About W.E.B. Du Bois
Learning About W.E.B. Du Bois
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Learning About W.E.B. Du Bois
This lesson plan teaches kids about W.E.B. Du Bois through video and a short informational text. Students will compare/contrast their findings and create a poster in small groups showing what they learned.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Build a Bug!
Build a Bug!
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Build a Bug!
In this hands on activity students will explore the advantages and disadvantages of specialization and interdependence through their creation of paper bugs.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Creating a Behavior Contract in Your Classroom
Creating a Behavior Contract in Your Classroom
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Creating a Behavior Contract in Your Classroom
In this lesson, students collaborate to create a class-wide behavior contract. With your guidance, your class will develop and implement their own set of classroom rules.
3rd grade
Social studies
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3rd Grade Social Studies Lesson Plans

Third grade social studies is all about global learning. Help your class be prepared for life outside the classroom with Education.com's social studies lesson plans. From learning about society interactions, the US government, and the overall community, we give teachers step-by-step instructions on how to use the material and be better prepared for class.