Michigan Academic Standards
SOCIAL STUDIES PROCESS AND SKILLS STANDARDS K-5
P1. READING AND COMMUNICATION – READ AND COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY
P1.1. Use appropriate strategies to read and interpret basic social science tables, graphs, graphics, maps, and texts.
P2. INQUIRY, RESEARCH, AND ANALYSIS
P2.5. Use data presented in social science tables, graphs, graphics, maps, and texts to answer compelling and supporting questions.
SOCIAL STUDIES CONTENT EXPECTATIONS: GRADE FIVE
U3. USHG ERA 3 – REVOLUTION AND THE NEW NATION (1754 - 1800)
U3.1. Causes of the American Revolution – Identify the major political, economic, and ideological reasons for the American Revolution.
5 – U3.1.1. Describe how the French and Indian War affected British policy toward the colonies and subsequent colonial dissatisfaction with the new policy.
5 – U3.1.3. Using an event from the Revolutionary era, explain how British and colonial views on authority and the use of power without authority differed (views on representative government).
U3.3. Creating New Government(s) and a New Constitution – Explain some of the challenges faced by the new nation under the Articles of Confederation, and analyze the development of the Constitution as a new plan for governing.
5 – U3.3.7. Describe the concern that some people had about individual rights and why the inclusion of a Bill of Rights was needed for ratification.
5 – U3.3.8. Describe the rights of individuals protected in the Bill of Rights (the first 10 amendments) to the U.S. Constitution.