Elementary Social Studies Grade 5
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Fifth grade students will study the development of our nation with emphasis on the people, places, and events up to approximately 1850. Students will be exposed to the historical, geographic, political, economic, and sociological events that influenced the initial inhabitation, exploration, colonization, and early national periods of American history.
Follow the link below for the Department of Education description for this course:
- Geography Skills
- Ancient American Civilizations
- North American Tribes
- European Exploration
- Colonial Settlement
- American Revolution
- Founding a Nation
- Westward Expansion
- Branches of Government
- State and National Government
- Civic Responsibilities
- Holocaust Education
- Public Health Policies
Students will need the following materials: cell phone to take photos, videos, or audio recordings of student work, or a scanner to scan and submit student work, coloring materials (crayons, markers, colored pencils), storage space on your computer and an external device to back up your files (flash drive, external hard drive, CD-ROM, etc.), erasers, general household objects for activities, glue, headset or earbuds, lined paper, multi-colored paper, notebook or binder for course resources, pencils and pens, printer, printer paper, ruler, scissors, stapler, tape
Besides engaging students in challenging curriculum, the course guides students to reflect on their learning and evaluate their progress through a variety of assessments. Assessments can be in the form of practice lessons, multiple choice questions, writing assignments, projects, oral assessments, and discussions. Core course will use the state-approved grading scale and Special Area courses will use an S or U grading scale.
Courses subject to availability.