Field Elementary School

Social Studies

Third Grade Social Studies Units

  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Culture
  • History: Featuring Chicago

Social Studies

District 205 uses the TCI Our Community and Beyond and Communities Here and There program. There is also a focus on geography. The district principles behind this curriculum are based on the program:

  1. Engaging students with compelling questions
  2. Hands-on geography lessons
  3. Online student texts from Grades 2-5
  4. Online resources for teachers and students
  5. Incorporating technology
  6. Engaging and interactive activities for students of all ages that encourage and support rich discussions

Our three units are as follows: 

  • Trimester 1 - Economics 
  • Trimester 2 - Culture 
  • Trimester 3- Immigration