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Fifth Grade Social Studies Outline

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Fifth Grade Social Studies Outline

  1. 1. Fifth GradeSocial Studies by Ms. Engelhard 5/15/10
  2. 2. Native Americans Unit - August/ September
  3. 3. Native Americans Keynotes
  4. 4. Native AmericansHistory Pockets
  5. 5. If You Lived Series: Native Americans
  6. 6. Watch Pocahontasto Understand the Inaccuracies
  7. 7. Read Pocahontas: Young Peacemaker(Childhood of Famous Americans Series)
  8. 8. Explorers Unit -September/October
  9. 9. iWeb
  10. 10. English• John Cabot• Henry Hudson
  11. 11. Spanish• Ferdinand Magellan• Christopher Columbus• Hernando de Soto• Juan Ponce de Leon
  12. 12. French• Jacques Cartier• Samuel de Champlain
  13. 13. Italian• Amerigo Vespucci
  14. 14. Sea Routes to Asia• The Europeans needed to find a route over seas rather than land to trade spices, silk, precious stones, and metals.• Ferdinand Magellan found a route around the southern tip of Africa.• The Spanish sent Columbus, and he ended up in the Caribbean.• Amerigo Vespucci was the first explorer to realize that they had not landed in Asia, so they named the new place after him.• John Cabot, working for the English, thought that Columbus had a good idea.• In 1498, he tried to head farther north across the Atlantic and ended up in Canada.• In 1513, Ponce de Leon went with Columbus on his second journey and discovered Florida.• Henry Hudson tried again in 1609 and ended up in the Hudson River. In 1610, he ended up in the Hudson Bay.
  15. 15. Trade Established BetweenEurope, Africa, and the Americas• As the colonies in the Americas grow, triangular trade begins to take place.• The ships started in Europe with manufactured (store-bought) goods.• They arrived in Africa to trade the items for slaves.• The slaves went to America to grow crops for the store bought goods.• This triangle continued over and over again.
  16. 16. Maps• Natural Resources• Major World Features
  17. 17. Economics• Competition, markets, and prices influence behavior
  18. 18. Henry HudsonChildren’s Book:Beyond the Sea of Ice
  19. 19. History Pockets from Evan Moor:Explorers of North America
  20. 20. Increased Power of European Countries• Spanish - Columbus in the Caribbean in 1492• Spanish - Hernan de Soto in Florida in 1536• French - Samuel de Champlain in Quebec in 1605• English - Jamestown in 1607• English - Plymouth in 1620
  21. 21. Colonial America -October/November
  22. 22. Why Would You Come to the New World?• Religious Freedom• Desire for Land• Economic Opportunity• A New Life
  23. 23. Economics• Costs of Coming to the New World• Earn income by selling their labor to businesses or government
  24. 24. First American• John Smith - Virginia• William Penn - Pennsylvania & Delaware• Lord Baltimore - Maryland• Roger Williams - Rhode Island• Anne Hutchinson - Massachusetts• James Ogelthorpe - Georgia
  25. 25. The Development of American Democracy• Geography• Economy• Religion• Colonial Government
  26. 26. Government Documents• Mayflower Compact
  27. 27. Maps• Historical Maps• Three Colonial Regions• Boundary Change
  28. 28. Economics• Specialization in three colonial regions improves standards of living• Voluntary Exchange is helpful
  29. 29. If You Lived... Series Keynote• If You Lived in Colonial Times• If You Sailed on the Mayflower in 1620• If You Lived in Williamsburg in Colonial Days• If You Were at the First Thanksgiving
  30. 30. History Pocketsfrom Evan Moor:Colonial America
  31. 31. American Revolution -November/December
  32. 32. Events that Led to the American Revolution• French and Indian War• Proclamation of 1763• Tea Act• Stamp Act• Boston Massacre• Intolerable Acts
  33. 33. Government Documents• Declaration of Independence
  34. 34. World Revolutions• Characteristics of a Rebellion• Revolution on a Society• Causes and Outcomes of American Revolution in comparison with France, Haiti, Mexico, South America, and Russia
  35. 35. Events of the Revolutionary War• Declaration of Independence• Lexington and Concord• Saratoga• Aid from France• Surrender at Yorktown
  36. 36. Individuals of the Revolution• Benjamin Franklin• Thomas Jefferson• George Washington• Patrick Henry• Thomas Paine• King George III
  37. 37. The Start of aNation - December/ January
  38. 38. The Start of a Nation• Constitutional Convention• George Washington’s Presidency• Political Parties
  39. 39. Government Documents• Articles of Confederation• United States Constitution - limits central government• Bill of Rights• Federalists vs. Anti-Federalists
  40. 40. Economics• Function of banks - checking, savings, loans• Function of government services• Function of private business• Personal Finance - cash, check, money order, debit card, credit card
  41. 41. Founding Fathers• John Adams• Benjamin Franklin• Alexander Hamilton• Thomas Jefferson• James Madison• John Marshall• George Washington
  42. 42. Structure & Functions of Government• Town Meetings and Representative Assemblies in Colonial Government• Checks & Balances of Three Branches (Andrew Jackson’s Impeachment)• Bill Becomes a Law
  43. 43. State Geography - January
  44. 44. Maps• Contour (Topographical)• Longitude and Latitude• US Geographic Features (Physical and Political)• Identify States• Major World Features• Construct Maps, Charts, and Graphs
  45. 45. WestwardExpansion - February
  46. 46. 19th Century Presidents• Thomas Jefferson - Louisiana Purchase; exploration of Lewis and Clark• James Madison - War of 1812• James Monroe - The Monroe Doctrine• Andrew Jackson - Nationalism and Sectionalism; Trail of Tears• James Polk - Mexican-American War; discovery of gold in CA
  47. 47. Read Sacagawea: American Pathfinder(Childhood of Famous Americans Series)
  48. 48. Economics• Trade improves Growth
  49. 49. Maps• Boundary Change
  50. 50. Manifest Destiny• Perspectives • Native Americans • Settlers • Spanish • US Government • Prospectors• Migration Routes
  51. 51. Maps• Population Density• Regions • West • Midwest • Northeast • Southeast • Southwest• Boundary Change During Mexican-American War
  52. 52. IndustrialRevolution - March
  53. 53. Industrial Revolution• Manufacturing• Textiles• Transportation Improvements• Other Innovations
  54. 54. Economics• Entrepreneurs take risks to develop new goods and services
  55. 55. Civil War - april/ May
  56. 56. Abolitionists• Frederick Douglass• Harriet Tubman• William Lloyd Garrison• Sojourner Truth
  57. 57. Causes of the Civil War• Abolitionists and the Underground Railroad• Separation between the North and South• Westward Expansion
  58. 58. Maps• Historical Maps• North and South During Civil War
  59. 59. Structure & Functions of Government• Dred Scott Decision• State vs. Federal Rights (slavery)
  60. 60. Important Events of the Civil War• Firing on Ft. Sumter• Major Battles• Emancipation Proclamation• Surrender at Appomattox
  61. 61. Citizenship - May
  62. 62. Citizenship• Ways Individuals Can Contribute to a School or Community• Character Traits Important to Constitutional Democracy• Involved in the government process (student government; political decision making; analyzing issues; petitioning public officials)
  63. 63. Propose a Bill to a Senator or Congressman

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