Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Fifth Grade. Colonial Period

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Colorado Standards

CO.1. History
1.1. Analyze historical sources from multiple points of view to develop an understanding of historical context. Students can:
1.1.b. Examine significant historical documents. Topics to include but not limited to the Stamp Act, the Declaration of Independence, and the Constitution
1.1.c. Create timelines of eras and themes in North America from 1491 through the American Revolution
1.2. The historical eras, individuals, groups, ideas, and themes in North America from 1491 through the founding of the United States government. Students can:
1.2.a. Identify and explain cultural interactions between 1491 and the American Revolution. Topics to include but not limited to the Columbian Exchange, the interactions between Europeans and native Americans in the 17th and 18th centuries, and the developing relationship between Europeans and enslaved Africans
1.2.b. Identify and describe the significant individuals and groups of Native Americans and European colonists before the American Revolution
1.2.c. Explain the development of political, social and economic institutions in the British American colonies
1.2.d. Explain important political, social, economic, and military developments leading to and during the American Revolution
CO.2. Geography
2.2. Causes and consequences of movement. Students can:
2.2.a. Identify variables associated with discovery, exploration, and migration
2.2.b. Explain migration, trade, and cultural patterns that result from interactions
CO.4. Civics
4.1. The foundations of citizenship in the United States. Students can:
4.1.c. Explain the reasons for the settlement of the American colonies