South Dakota Standards
SD.5.G. Geography: Students will understand the interrelationships of people, places, and the environment.
5.G.2. Analyze the relationships among the natural environments, the movement of peoples, and the development of societies.
5.G.2.2. (Comprehension) Students are able to explain explorers' discoveries in the New World (Examples: riches, trade routes, mountains, rivers, woodlands).
SD.5.US. U.S. History: Students will understand the emergence and development of civilizations and cultures within the United States over time and place.
5.US.1. Analyze U.S. historical eras to determine connections and cause/effect relationships in reference to chronology.
5.US.1.2. (Knowledge) Students are able to identify key early American explorers and their accomplishments (Examples: Columbus, Cortez).
SD.5.W. World History: Students will understand the emergence and development of world civilizations and cultures over time and place.
5.W.1. Analyze historical eras of world history to determine connections and cause/effect relationships in reference to chronology.
5.W.1.1. (Knowledge) Students are able to identify the causes and effects of European exploration and their impact (Examples: Native Americans, colonists).
5.W.1.2. (Comprehension) Students are able to describe the impact other countries had on the United States through exploration, trade, and conflict.
5.W.2. Evaluate the interaction of world cultures and civilizations, philosophies, and religions.
5.W.2.1. (Knowledge) Students are able to identify key conflicts with other cultures of the world and the effect they had on the United States physically, economically, and socially (Examples: French and Indian War, Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Louisiana Purchase, Native American cultures, Civil War).