Where I Live: Connecticut, the new social studies resource for third/fourth grade about Connecticut is available in print and e-book/website. 

Where I Live: Connecticut is designed to support the new social studies frameworks for Grade 3, “Our State and our City/Town: Yesterday and Today.” Throughout, teachers will find content that builds on the Grade 2 frameworks, “Making a Difference.”

It’s great for general reading, too!

Where I Live: Connecticut is

    • Teacher developed
    • An 80-page, 9-chapter text, rich with maps, images, and info graphics, available in a popular print version and an online electronic version
    • A companion web site with 80+ additional extension essays written at third-grade reading level
    • A rich ELA non-fiction resource including biographies about Connecticut people
    • 10 Learning Through Places Lesson Plans
    • 8 Read Along chapter videos

The website and e-book are available for free.

Individual print copies are available HERE

OR, for larger quantities, including classroom packs

$8 for single copies up to 24
$136 for a 25-pack
All prices include shipping, handling, and sales tax
Schools and tax-exempt organizations must furnish tax-exempt documentation.


Table of Contents and Sample Pages

Chapter 1: Geography

         Water, Water Everywhere
         Connecticut’s Climate

Chapter 2: Connecticut’s First Peoples        


Chapter 3: Quinnetukut Becomes Connecticut
     The Settlement of Connecticut
     Life in a Colonial Town
     Founding Documents
     How We Govern

Chapter 4: Cities and Towns
     Connecticut’s Cities
     My Town

Chapter 5: Important Connecticans

Chapter 6: Wars & Disasters
     Connecticut at War
     Calamity in Connecticut

Chapter 7: Our Economy
     Jobs Then and Now
     Connecticut Invents!
     Moving Across Connecticut

Chapter 8: Let’s Go!
     Let’s Explore: State Parks
    Let’s Play: Sports
    Let’s Create: Arts & Culture
    Let’s Learn: Museums
    Let’s Learn: Education

Chapter 9
  Timeline: Major Events in Connecticut History
  Fun Facts

Please contact Elizabeth Normen at for more information.



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