PLEASE KEEP THIS FOR YOUR INFORMATION 3rd Grade Mapping Communities of Texas Project-Timeline and Check in Dates Listed below are the check-in dates for our Social Studies Project. Monday August 31, 2015 Project Information sheet explained in class and sent home with students. Monday August 31- Tuesday September 1, 2015 Students will be choosing a community to research, identify the type of community and learning map skills. Tuesday September 8, 2015 (Check-in) Students should have completed map of Texas. The map should include labels of the major cities, the capital, the location of the community that was researched, a map title, legend, and compass rose. Tuesday September 8- Wednesday September 9,2015 Students will be learning about grid maps, natural resources, and activities in the community. Wednesday September 16,2015 (Check-in) Students should have added a grid map to the state of Texas, Listed natural resources found in their community, and identified activities in the community. Monday September 21, 2015 Project boards are due and presentations will begin.