Course Description: Fifth grade social studies focuses on the cultures and environments of Native Americans, along with the European exploration and settlement of the Americas. The course also explores the conception of the American colonies which ultimately leads to the birth of the United States of America, and the exploration of the rights and responsibilities of American citizenship in both the past and present.
Plan of Study
Unit 1: Geography: Let's Review
Unit 2: The First Americans
Unit 3: European Exploration
Unit 4: Colonial America and the Rumble of Revolution
Unit 5: We Are the USA: Civics 101