5th Grade Social Studies Standardshttp://doe.sd.gov/contentstandards/index.asp
Fifth Grade U.S. HistoryIndicator 1: Analyze U.S. historical eras to determine connections and cause/effect relationships in reference to chronology.5.US.1.1. Students are able to differentiate the lifestyles of various Native American tribes5.US.1.2. Students are able to identify key early American explorers and their accomplishments5.US.1.3. Students are able to identify influential people and key events during the American Revolution.5.US.1.4. Students are able to identify the key changes leading to and resulting from growth and invention in the U.S. between the Revolution and 1865.Indicator 2: Evaluate the influence/impact of various cultures, philosophies, and religions on the development of the U.S.5.US.2.1. Students are able to identify the reasons that led to the development of colonial America. 5.US.2.2. Students are able to describe the political relationship between the colonies and England.5.US.2.3. Students are able to compare and contrast social, economic, and philosophical differences between the North and the South.
Fifth Grade World History Indicator 1: Analyze historical eras of world history to determine connections and cause/effect relationships in reference to chronology.5.W.1.1. Students are able to identify the causes and effects of European exploration and their impact. 5.W.1.2. Students are able to describe the impact other countries had on the United States through exploration, trade, and conflict. Indicator 2: Evaluate the interactions of world cultures, civilizations, philosophies, and religions.5.W.2.1. Students are able to identify key conflicts with other cultures of the world and the effect they had on the United States physically, economically, and socially.
Fifth Grade Geography Indicator 1: Analyze information from geographic representation, tools, and technology to define location, place, and region.5.G.1.1. Students are able to apply longitude and latitude to find absolute locations on a map and globe.5.G.1.2. Students are able to compare maps of different types and scalesIndicator 2: Analyze the relationships among the natural environments, the movement of peoples, and the development of societies5.G.2.1. Students are able to describe how climate and geography influenced the way of life of Native American tribes and the movement and activities of settlers5.G.2.2. Students are able to explain explorers’ discoveries in the New World.
Fifth Grade Civics (Government) Indicator 1: Analyze forms and purposes of government in relationship to the needs of citizens and societies including the impact of historical events, ideals, and documents.5.C.1.1. Students are able to define basic differences between various forms of government. 5.C.1.2. Students are able to define and describe the roles of democratic government of the United States. Indicator 2: Analyze the constitutional rights and responsibilities of United States citizens.5.C.2.1. Students are able to describe how volunteerism helped develop the United States.
Fifth Grade Economics Indicator 1: Analyze the role and relationships of economic systems on the development, utilization, and availability of resources on societies.5.E.1.1. Students are able to describe the role of trading in early United States history.5.E.1.2. Students are able to describe examples of various institutions that make up economic systems. 5.E.1.3. Students are able to describe key economic events prior to 1865 leading to the expansion of territories in the United States