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
U1. USHG ERA 1 – BEGINNINGS TO 1620
U1.1. Indigenous Peoples’ Lives in the Americas – Describe the lives of the Indigenous Peoples living in North America prior to European contact.
5 – U1.1.1. Use maps to locate peoples in the Eastern Woodland (the Woodland Peoples east of the Mississippi River), desert Southwest, the Pacific Northwest, and the nomadic nations of the Great Plains.
U2. USHG ERA 2 – COLONIZATION AND SETTLEMENT (1585-1763)
U2.1. European Struggle for Control of North America – Compare the regional settlement patterns and describe significant developments in Southern, New England, and the Mid-Atlantic colonies.
5 – U2.1.2. Describe significant developments in the New England colonies, including:
5 – U126.96.36.199. interactions with Indigenous Peoples, including the trading of goods, services, and ideas among Europeans and Indigenous Peoples, growth of agricultural (small farms) and non-agricultural (shipping, manufacturing) economies.
5 – U2.1.3. Describe significant developments in the Middle colonies, including:
5 – U188.8.131.52. interactions with Indigenous Peoples, including the trading of goods, services, and ideas among Europeans and Indigenous Peoples.