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Social Studies
  Grade Level:   3  
  EALR:   2. ECONOMICS The student applies understanding of economic concepts and systems to analyze decision-making and the interactions between individuals, households, businesses, governments, and societies.  
  Component:   2.2 Understands how economic systems function.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   2.2.1 Understands how the economic systems of groups are influenced by laws, values, and customs.  
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-Explains how the farming and herding practices of Eastern Woodland peoples reflected how they viewed their environment.
-Explains how the basket and rug weaving customs of the Southwest tribes contributed to their economy through trade.
-Compares how laws, values, and customs affected the ways in which Pueblo tribes and Plains tribes built homes; produced, gathered, or hunted food; and made clothing and tools.
Suggested Unit
  • First Nations of North America