Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Fifth Grade. Exploration

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Arizona Standards

AZ.SS05-S1. American History
SS05-S1C3. Exploration and Colonization 1500s - 1700s: The varied causes and effects of exploration, settlement, and colonization shaped regional and national development of the U.S.
SS05-S1C3-02. Explain the reasons for the explorations of Samuel Champlain, Henry Hudson, John Cabot, Jacques Cartier, Ponce de Leon, and Hernan de Soto in the New World.
AZ.SS05-S2. World History
SS05-S2C5. Encounters and Exchange: Innovations, discoveries, exploration, and colonization accelerated contact, conflict, and interconnection among societies world wide, transforming and creating nations.
SS05-S2C5-01. Describe the following effects of European exploration, trade, and colonization on other parts of the world: a) sea routes to Asia; b) colonies established and settled; c) increased power of European countries; d) trade established between Europe, Africa, and Americas; e) introduction of disease and the resulting population decline of Indigenous people; f) triangular trade
SS05-S2C5-02. Describe ways in which Spain, France, and England competed for power:
SS05-S2C9. Contemporary World: The nations of the contemporary world are shaped by their cultural and political past. Current events, developments and issues continue to shape the global community.
SS05-S2C9-02. Use various resources (e.g., newspapers, magazines, television, Internet, books, maps) to discuss the connections between current events and historical events and issues from content studied in Strand 2.