Untitled Document

Grade 3 Social Studies

Curriculum Resources: Harcourt Social Studies-Our Communities

 Our CommunitiesSS3

Unit 1: Citizenship and Government
Big Idea: Communities depend on citizens to participate in their government.

Unit 2: Physical Geography
Big Idea: Different communities have different landforms and bodies of water. People change and adapt to their surroundings.

Unit 3: Economics
Big Idea: Communities provide goods and services.

Unit 4: Learning about Communities
Big Idea: Communities are alike and different and are found all over the world.

Unit 5: Our Country's History
Big Idea: Every community has a unique history. Some features of a community change, while others stay the same, over time.