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Third Grade Lesson Plans for History and Social Studies Subjects

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Ten Important Words – Vocabulary Building Study Strategy About Chinese Dynasties

Title – Ten Important Words By – Susan Finnerty Primary Subject – Social Studies Grade Level – 3 Note from LessonPlansPage.com: Even if your class uses a different textbook or is studying a different topic, this idea to “find ten important words” …

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Social Studies  

Grade:

3  

Here’s an idea on Conflict Resolution

  Title – Conflict Resolution By – Debbien Haren Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects -  Grade Level – 1-4 Materials: Posters with these three words on each with the definition of each. Negotiations- Two interested parties figuring out a problem …

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Social Studies  

Grades:

1, 2, 3, 4  

This heart-warming first day of school idea builds classroom community

  Title – Building our Classroom Community By – Lorrie Soria Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects -  Grade Level – Grades 3-4 On the first day of school, I want my students to know that they are part of a …

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Social Studies  

Grades:

3, 4  

Here are some Worksheet ideas to be used before beginning a lesson

Title – Pick of the Day By – Joan M. Diez Subject – Social Studies, Language Arts Grade Level – Grades 3 – 6  Objectives: To give students a number of different tasks to do, individually or in pairs/small groups. Most of …

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Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

3, 4, 5, 6  

Here you can create a Home Book Bag for taking projects home to be done with the family

Title – Family Involvement-Book Bags By – Audrey Pruitt Subject – Social Studies  Grade Level – 1 – 4  Since reading is a vital part of education it is important the families engage in reading types of activities with their children. To …

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Social Studies  

Grades:

1, 2, 3, 4  

Clay Seals – modeling designs in clay

Title – Pakistani Handicrafts Unit – Clay Seals By – Rukhe Neelofer Zaidi Primary Subject – Art Secondary Subjects – Social Studies Grade Level – 2-4 The Handicrafts of Pakistan Unit Introduction Activity 1 – Jewelry Making Activity 2 – Metal Craft …

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Art, Social Studies  

Grades:

2, 3, 4  

This “Little Mouse on the Prairie” story drama teaches compromise and cooperation

Title – “Little Mouse” Story Drama By – Diane Primary Subject – Language Arts – Drama Secondary Subjects – Social Studies Grade Level – 2-3 Introduction: This is a story drama based on the story “Little Mouse on the Prairie.” It is …

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Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

2, 3  

Here’s an idea for students to make flags for different countries

  Title – Making Flags for different Countries By – Debbie Haren Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Language Arts Grade Level – Grade 3 Materials: construction paper stars that are stickers scissors glue tape plain white paper in squares …

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Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grade:

3  

An idea for Interviewing the “Mystery Visitor”

Title – The Visitor (Me and Mr. Platt) By – Joan M. Diez Cliville Subject – Social Studies, Language Arts Grade Level – Grades: 2 – 3 If you don’t mind dressing up a bit, try this: Living in a rural area …

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Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

2, 3  

In this holiday idea, students draw an imaginary map of Santa’s “North Pole” community

Title – Santa’s Hideaway – “The North Pole” By – Anita Dams Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Art Grade Level – 2-5 Procedure: No one has ever seen Santa’s village at the North Pole. What would it look like …

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Art, Social Studies  

Grades:

2, 3, 4, 5  

Another collection of activities to teach about Native Americans

Native American Activity Chart Social Studies History of the Head Dress >>Bring in a head dress. Discuss what they are and their importance. Body/Face Painting >>Discuss the history and the symbolism of painting. Role Playing with Research >>Research different tribal roles and …

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Social Studies  

Grades:

2, 3, 4, 5  

This lesson on Cacti is called Cactus Hotel

  Cactus Hotel by Claire E. Gallo Grade Level 3-4 Note: This is one of three lesson plans on Claire’s Southwest Experience Unit. All 3 can be found together under Social Studies. ANTICIPATORY SET: Teacher asks the students to review some facts …

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Language Arts, Science, Social Studies  

Grades:

3, 4  

A Social Studies lesson for creating community brochures

Karin Otto Community Brochures Grade: 2-3 Length: 45 minutes Performance Expectations : The student will be able to define what a community is. The student will discuss different aspects of their community(family, neighborhood, school). The student will create a brochure for their …

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Social Studies  

Grades:

2, 3  

An idea for keeping your classroom up-to-date with the Daily News

Daily News by Beth Koch 1. Assign each student one day of the week that they will report on the news. 2. Each group meets and decides who will cover what topic. One person per topic. World News, National News, State News, …

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Social Studies  

Grades:

3, 4  

This lesson plan is on Cesar Chavez and the difference that a single person can make

Title – Cesar Chavez Lesson Plan By – Nathan Simmons Subject – Social Studies, Language Arts Grade Level – 2-4 Nathan Simmons Lesson Plan: Cesar Chavez Content Standard: Understand the importance of individual action and character and explain how heroes from long …

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Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

2, 3, 4  

Here a community map is created

Ragan Schmiedeskamp Title: Creating a Community Grade Level: 3 Length: 40-50 min. Performance Expectations: The students will draw a map of a city with their peers. Materials: Book: Do skyscrapers touch the sky? Markers/Crayons Construction Paper Procedure: Introduction: 1)Ask the students the …

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Social Studies  

Grade:

3  

This is a lesson plan on Amish Communities

Denise Standbridge Title: Amish Communities Grade Level: 2 nd -3 rd Length of Lesson: 45 minutes Performance Expectation(s): After a lesson about Amish Communities, students will write a paragraph describing similarities and differences between the two communities. Materials: Just Plain Fancy by …

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Subject:

Social Studies  

Grades:

2, 3  

This is a current events blog resource

Title – Current Events in Education By – Andrew Pass Primary Subject – Social Studies Grade Level – K-5 Note from LessonPlansPage.com: This is an example of a current events lesson found at http://www.apasseducation.com/ . Almost every day a new current events …

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Social Studies  

Grades:

K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5  

A lesson plan to help in learning the States

  Erin Fridley Title: Puzzle Pizzazz! Grade Level: 3-4 Length: 45- 60 minutes Performance Expectations: Students will associate shapes of states in the US with their names by creating their own design using cut-outs of the states. Materials: Puzzle Maps USA by …

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Social Studies  

Grades:

3, 4  

A great Social Studies lesson plan on Newspaper structure

Denise Young   Lesson Plan Subject: Social Studies Lesson Plan Title: Fertile Crescent News   The lesson plan: ———————————————————— Objectives 1. Students will learn newspaper structure: terms, summary leads, and newspaper jobs. 2. Students will interpret the ways in which the people …

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Subject:

Social Studies  

Grades:

3, 4, 5  

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