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3rd grade SST review first page

3rd grade SST review first page
STUDY
PLAY
Statue of Liberty
located in New York and has a poem on it which welcomes
immigrants to the U.S.
Mount Rushmore
Built to honor 4 presidents, George Washington, Thomas
Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln
St. Patrick's Day
celebrated on March 17 to honor Irish people
Cinco de Mayo
a holiday on celebrated on May 5 by Mexican Americans with
a fiesta, parades, and piñatas
Kwanzaa
celebrated for one week in December by African Americans with
storytelling to remind them what is important in their culture
Thanksgiving
celebrated in November by Americans to give thanks for the
things we have
Memorial Day
celebrated in May to honor service men and women who have
died in wars
Independence Day
celebrated on July 4 to recognize America's freedom from
England
Immigrants
someone who comes to live in a country from somewhere else in
the world
• Immigrants came to the U.S. for jobs, education, and freedom.
• Immigrants must take an oath of allegiance to the U.S. to become a U.S. citizen
Ellis Island in New York City
largest immigration center
Tradition
a custom, or way of doing something, that is passed on by parents to
their children
Geography
the study of Earth's features
Valley
a low area that lies between mountains or hills
Plateau
a landform that has steep sides and a flat top
Desert
a place with a very dry climate
Climate
a kind of weather a place has over a long period of time
Human Feature
something people have built, such as buildings, bridges,
roads, farms, or mines
Mineral
a natural resource such as iron or gold
Adapt
to change for a purpose, such as usefulness or survival
Environment
physical and human features that make-up a place
Fuel
a natural resource, such as oil, coal, or wood, that is burned to get
energy for heat or electricity