Delaware Standards and Instruction
G.3: Students will develop an understanding of the diversity of human culture and the unique nature of places [PLACES].
G.3.4-5a: Students will understand the reasons for the locations of human activities and settlements and the routes connecting them in Delaware and in the United States. (Essential for Grade 5)
H.1: Students will employ chronological concepts in analyzing historical phenomena [Chronology].
H.1.4-5a: Students will study historical events and persons within a given time-frame in order to create a chronology and identify related cause-and-effect factors. (Essential for Grade 4)
H.4: Students will develop historical knowledge of major events and phenomena in world, United States, and Delaware history [Content].
H.4.4-5a: Students will develop an understanding of Delaware history and its connections with United States history, including:
H.4.4-5a.3: From the First State to the Civil War (1776-1865)
H.4.4-5a.4: Growth of commerce, industry, transportation, and agriculture (1865-1945)
H.4.4-5b: Students will develop an understanding of selected themes in United States history, including:
H.4.4-5b:1: Who are the American people? (demographics, immigration)
H.4.4-5b:4: Important people in American history