5th Grade Social Studies 

 Fifth graders will study American History to 1800.  We will begin the year learning about the five themes of geography, map skills, and then use that knowledge to build on Native American history in North America.

 Other units:

  • Early Americans
  • Native Americans
  • European colonization
  • Slavery
  • 13 Original Colonies
  • American Revolution
  • Primary Source documents like the Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution, Mayflower Compact
  • Forming a new nation and government

SEPTEMBER
MEAP Review for ELA
 
OCTOBER
Map Study
Native Americans

NOVEMBER
Native Americans
European Colonization intro.

DECEMBER
European Exploration 
  
JANUARY and FEBRUARY
European Exploration, continued
Discovery 3 simulation
 
MARCH
Colonization of North America
 
 
APRIL
Colonization of North America, continued
American Revolution
 
MAY/JUNE
American Revolution
Declaration of Independence
Forming a new nation - U. S. Constitution
Fort Michillmackinac trip


 
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