5th Grade Social Studies

 Unit 1:

"The First Americans"

Describe major pre-Columbian settlements.

Unit 2:

"Cultures Meet"

Routes of early explorers of the Americas

and their interactions with the American Indians.

Unit 3:

"Settling the Colonies"

Cooperation/Conflict between the

Indians and the Colonists.

 Unit 4:

"The American Revolution"

Causes and consequences of the American Revolution.

Unit 5:

"Governing the Nation"

Development and application of the US Constitution.

Unit 6:

"Western Expansion"

Conflict between Indians and new settlers.

Colonization, immigration, and settlement

patterns of American people from 1789-1800's.