Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
TX.113.16. Social Studies, Grade 5
5.4. History. The student understands political, economic, and social changes that occurred in the United States during the 19th century. The student is expected to:
5.4.D. Identify significant events and concepts associated with U.S. territorial expansion, including the Louisiana Purchase, the expedition of Lewis and Clark, and Manifest Destiny.
5.4.G. Identify the challenges, opportunities, and contributions of people from various American Indian and immigrant groups.
5.22. Culture. The student understands the contributions of people of various racial, ethnic, and religious groups to the United States. The student is expected to:
5.22.C. Summarize the contributions of people of various racial, ethnic, and religious groups to our national identity.
5.24. Social studies skills. The student applies critical-thinking skills to organize and use information acquired from a variety of valid sources, including electronic technology. The student is expected to:
5.24.A. Differentiate between, locate, and use valid primary and secondary sources such as computer software; interviews; biographies; oral, print, and visual material; documents; and artifacts to acquire information about the United States.