HIS0300: 3rd Grade History & Geography

05/01/2024 to 05/30/2025 • Modified 04/23/2024

Course Description

This history course provides students with exciting and engaging opportunities to explore historical events, people, and places that have helped to shape the world today. The student will take a journey through time to visit the ancient empires of China, Greece, Rome, Mali, and Egypt and will learn the fundamentals of the development of culture and a way of life. Biblical truths are woven continuously throughout the course, allowing students to see and experience God’s incredible plan throughout history. These in-depth explorations pave a clear path for students to embrace and understand patterns of the past and prepare students to be Christ-followers and to learn and exhibit citizenship behaviors to help create a better future.

Prerequisite

Second Grade History

Schedule

Module 1: Introduction to History & Geography

  • Week 1: Map Skills
  • Week 2: Decisions
  • Week 3: Sources
  • Week 4: Rights and Responsibilities

Module 2: Ancient Cultures and Geography

  • Week 5: Introduction to Geographic Features
  • Week 6: Ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome
  • Week 7: Ancient Cultures and Their Adaptations
  • Week 8: History Tools
  • Week 9: Quarter One Review

Module 3: Ancient China & Egypt

  • Week 10: Learning About Ancient China
  • Week 11: Architecture and Inventions of Ancient China
  • Week 12: Learning About Ancient Egypt
  • Week 13: Architecture and Inventions in Ancient Egypt

Module 4: Ancient Greece & Rome

  • Week 14: Learning About Ancient Greece
  • Week 15: Learning About Ancient Rome
  • Week 16: Ancient Greece and Rome

Module 5: Ancient Mali

  • Week 17: Learning About Ancient Mali
  • Week 18: Quarter Two Review

Module 6: Economics

  • Week 19: Introduction to Economics 
  • Week 20: Specialization
  • Week 21: Economic Choices and Opportunity Costs
  • Week 22: Economics Review

Module 7: Citizenship

  • Week 23: Introduction to Citizenship 
  • Week 24: Respect, Rights, and Decision Making
  • Week 25: Actions, Self-Discipline, and Self-Reliance
  • Week 26: Honesty, Trustworthiness, and Rules
  • Week 27: Quarter Three Review

Module 8: Government

  • Week 28: Community, Virginia, and the United States Governments
  • Week 29: The Purpose of Government and Laws 
  • Week 30: Government Protection and Rights

Module 9: Amazing America

  • Week 31: Coming to America
  • Week 32: America’s Government 
  • Week 33: Rights and Freedoms

Module 10: Connecting Past and Present

  • Week 34: Connecting the Past 
  • Week 35: Connecting the Present 
  • Week 36: Quarter Four Review

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