SS.3.G.2.5

Identify natural and man-made landmarks in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean.

Clarifications

(e.g. Grand Canyon, Gateway Arch, Mount Rushmore, Devil's Tower, Mt. Denali, Everglades, Niagara Falls)
General Information
Subject Area: Social Studies
Grade: 3
Strand: Geography
Standard: Places and Regions
Date Adopted or Revised: 02/14
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
5021050: Social Studies Grade 3 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)
7721014: Access Social Studies - Grade 3 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2023, 2023 and beyond)

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
SS.3.G.2.In.4: Recognize major natural and man-made landmarks of the United States, such as the Grand Canyon, Gateway Arch, Mt. Rushmore, and the Everglades.
SS.3.G.2.Su.4: Recognize a major natural landmark of the United States, such as the Grand Canyon or the Everglades.
SS.3.G.2.Pa.4: Recognize physical differences between two locations.

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Lesson Plan

Landmark Main Idea:

In this lesson, students will use key details to determine the main idea of informational text about landmarks. For the summative assessment, students will work in small groups to read an informational text about landmarks, fill out a Main Idea Pyramid Graphic Organizer, and then create a poster in the shape of the landmark they read about. Students will utilize the information on their graphic organizer when creating their poster.

Type: Lesson Plan

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