Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Fifth Grade. Colonial Period

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Hawaii Standards

HI.SS.5.1. Historical Understanding: CHANGE, CONTINUITY, AND CAUSALITY-Understand change and/or continuity and cause and/or effect in history
TOPIC: Chronological Thinking
SS.5.1.1. Use chronological order to explain causal relationships between and among people and events
HI.SS.5.2. Historical Understanding: INQUIRY, EMPATHY AND PERSPECTIVE-Use the tools and methods of inquiry, perspective, and empathy to explain historical events with multiple interpretations and judge the past on its own terms
TOPIC: Historical Empathy
SS.5.2.2. Judge the past in the context of the time instead of imposing present norms and values on historical events
HI.SS.5.3. History: EARLY AMERICAN HISTORY-Understand important historical events through the Revolution
TOPIC: Colonial American Society
SS.5.3.10. Explain how conflict between the English government and the English colonies led to the outbreak of the American Revolution
SS.5.3.4. Describe how religion and economics influenced the settling of New England and the southern regions of British North America
SS.5.3.5. Describe the major features of the economies of New England (i.e., manufacturing), the mid-Atlantic colonies (i.e., trade), and southern regions (i.e., farming) of British North America and explain their relationship to geographic features
SS.5.3.8. Describe conflicts between Europeans and Native Americans (i.e., King Philips War), among colonists, (i.e., Bacon's Rebellion), and between European powers (i.e., the French and Indian War)
TOPIC: Exploration, Migration, and Settlement
SS.5.3.2. Examine the interactions between Europeans and Native Americans in North America
SS.5.3.3. Describe the hardships experienced by European settlers in colonial America
HI.SS.5.4. Political Science/Civics: GOVERNANCE, DEMOCRACY, AND INTERACTION-Understand the purpose and historical impact of political institutions, the principles and values of American constitutional democracy, and the similarities and differences in government across cultural perspectives
TOPIC: American Democracy
SS.5.4.1. Explain how colonial governments were based on key principles underlying American democracy (including social contract, majority rule, and equality of opportunity)
HI.SS.5.8. Economics: RESOURCES, MARKETS, AND GOVERNMENT-Understand economic concepts and the characteristics of various economic systems
TOPIC: Limited Resources and Choice
SS.5.8.1. Explain the opportunity costs considered by the settlers before moving to the colonies
TOPIC: Role of Government
SS.5.8.2. Recognize that governments raise money to pay for goods and services (i.e., taxes) and describe why the American colonists were dissatisfied with the colonial system of taxation