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3rd Grade Social Studies Communities Worksheets & Daily Passages for the Year

If you’re a 3rd grade teacher and need social studies worksheets that require minimal prep, look no further! These year-long worksheets and activities are specifically designed for upper elementary students and are the perfect social studies reading comprehension passages to use in your classroom!

 

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If you’re a 3rd grade teacher and need social studies worksheets that require minimal prep, look no further! These year-long worksheets and activities are specifically designed for upper elementary students and are the perfect social studies reading comprehension passages to use in your classroom!

 

Your students will love learning about social studies and practicing reading comprehension with this engaging resource related to communities (primarily aligned to 3rd grade TEKS)!

 

What does this product include? 

This Communities-themed social studies reading comprehension resource consists of the following components:

 

⭐️ 30 Weeks of Activities- The social studies worksheets cover 30 weeks for the five main social studies domains – geography, history, culture and society, government and civics, and economics.

 

⭐️ 120 Passages – There are 4 social studies reading comprehension passages per week in this resource (with a total of 120 passages) with 3 multiple-choice questions accompanying each passage. The passages are written for 3rd grade students.

 

⭐️ 30 Quizzes for Each Week A cumulative multiple-choice quiz is included with each topic to test overall understanding.

 

⭐️ Unit Pacing Guides – A general Communities pacing guide (without the TEKS) and a TEKS Unit Pacing Guide is included for 3rd grade. This best aligns with TEKS Social Studies standards (adopted 2018). However, any topic can be used in any order to best meet the needs of your students and state standards!

 

️Glossary of Key Vocabulary Words – Included with each weekly topic is a glossary with key vocabulary words to know for the week. This can be a great study guide or helpful tool for students to keep in social studies notebooks or binders!

 

⭐️ Digital Versions –  Each topic has a digital version – Google Slides for the daily social studies activities and Google Forms for the weekly quiz. This is great for distance learning or to assign make-up work for students.

 

⭐️ Answer Keys –  An answer key is included for the daily social studies worksheets and quizzes for easy grading. This is perfect to help make the activities self-checking and easy for subs!

What types of topics are included in this resource?

These social studies activities consist of 30 topics that can be used that best align to your communities social studies curriculum in any state:

  • Map Skills
  • Creating Maps
  • Variations in the Physical Environment
  • Effects of Natural Hazards
  • Adapting and Modifying the Environment
  • Effects of Human Processes
  • Individuals in Communities
  • Individuals in U.S. History
  • How People Meet Needs in Communities
  • Timelines and Events
  • Forming the United States
  • Major Events in the 20th Century
  • Writers and Artists
  • Scientists and Inventors in U.S. History
  • Texan Contributions
  • Famous Heroes
  • Impact of Technology
  • Structure of Government
  • Government Services
  • Important U.S. Documents
  • Bill of Rights
  • Characteristics of Good Citizenship
  • Examples of Good Citizenship
  • Civic Responsibility
  • Actions to Improve a Community
  • Nonprofit and Civic Actions
  • Elected Leaders in Government
  • Introduction to Economics
  • The Free Enterprise System
  • Entrepreneurs Who Made An Impact

This resource is tailored to align with a 30-week Scope and Sequence for 3rd grade.

What makes these social studies worksheets Smart and Simple?

✅ The social studies reading comprehension passages are bite-sized and can easily be implemented within an ELA block or other daily schedule.

 

✅ The social studies worksheets are TEKS-aligned (for Texas) but are still flexible enough to use in any order and in conjunction with any state curriculum.

 

✅ These daily social studies activities can be implemented in conjunction with a lesson during morning work or daily warm up, small groups, stations and more. It can also be directly taught and reviewed with students in a short span of time.

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