Social Studies Units (5th Grade)

Helpful Resources:


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Click here to visit Roslayn Schanzer's website. She was a visiting author to Beverly School at one time.
Archive of Early American History

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Click the picture.

Colonial Williamsburg Kids ZoneColonialWilliamsburgkidszonepic.jpg
Geo Greetinghttp://www.geogreeting.com/main.html
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Units:
Unit 1
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of the United States
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Page of Geographic Terms
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Helpful Websites:
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/geography/landforms/glossary.shtml
http://esl.about.com/library/vocabulary/blwordgroups_places_geographical_e.htm
Longitude and Latitude
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Fun Games:
http://www.abcya.com/latitude_and_longitude_practice.htm
http://www.kidsgeo.com/geography-games/latitude-longitude-map-game.php
Unit 2
American Indians and Their Land
Examples of Winter Counts
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Lone Dog Winter Count

Unit 3
American Indian Cultural Regions
Cultural Features of Four Tribes
Unit 4
How and Why Europeans Came to the New World
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Chart of Explorers
Unit 5
Routes of Exploration to the New World
Columbus Song

Explorer Research
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Routes of the Explorers
Unit 6
Early English Settlements

Unit 7
Comparing the Colonies
Colonial Era Webquest
Unit 8
Facing Slavery

Unit 9
Life in Colonial Williamsburg
Colonial Williamsburg Official Website
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Colonial Williamsburg Kid's Zone
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Unit 10
Tensions Grow Between the Colonies and Great Britain

Unit 11
To Declare Independence or Not
Test your Revolutionary War knowledge:
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http://www.pbs.org/ktca/liberty/road.html
Unit 12
The Declaration of Independence

Unit 13
The American Revolution


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http://www.pbs.org/ktca/liberty/road.html
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Click the portrait to learn about its symbolism.

http://www.history.org/history/paintings/george_washington/
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Mount Vernon website is a great source of information:
http://www.mountvernon.org/meet-george-washington#more
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Unit 14
The Constitution

U. S. Government
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http://bensguide.gpo.gov/
Unit 15
The Bill of Rights

Unit 16 Manifest Destiny and Settling the West

Unit 17
The Diverse Peoples of the West

Unit 18
The Causes of the Civil War

Unit 19
The Civil War

Unit 20
Industrialization and the Modern United States