LAFS.3.RI.3.7: Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).

read and learn http://www.cricksoft.com/us/products/content/fowa/default.aspx

https://app.discoveryeducation.com/learn/videos/4AAFA450-4E52-4C26-965D-05DE2C746E1D?hasLocalHost=false
view video (take notes) on "Nouns in the Grand Canyon"
quiz- survey monkey based on the video
Independent activity - Using nouns worksheet
assess -
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/quiz2/quizzes-to-fix/nouns_quiz.htm
I have who has - activity reinforcement

SS.3.G.2.4: Describe the physical features of the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean.

observe historical maps of the old west http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/places/
create written or visual presentation to display knowledge about the Grand Canyon - http://www.suncastletech.com/