Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Fifth Grade. Exploration

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Virginia Standards of Learning

VA.SS.USI. United States History to 1865
Exploration to Revolution: Pre-Columbian Times to the 1770s
USI.4. The student will apply social science skills to understand European exploration in North America and West Africa by:
USI.4.a. Describing the motivations for, obstacles to, and accomplishments of the Spanish, French, Portuguese, and English explorations.
VA.SS.WHI. World History and Geography to 1500 A.D. (C.E.)
Postclassical Civilizations, 300 to 1000 A.D. (C.E.)
WHI.10. The student will apply social science skills to understand Western Europe during the Middle Ages from about 500 to 1000 A.D. (C.E.) in terms of its impact on Western civilization by:
WHI.10.d. Describing the social, religious, and cultural patterns of the Vikings.
Regional Interactions, 1000 to 1500 A.D. (C.E.)
WHI.13. The student will apply social science skills to understand the major civilizations of the Western Hemisphere, including the Mayan, Aztec, and Incan, by:
WHI.13.a. Locating early civilizations in time and place and describing major geographic features.
WHI.13.b. Explaining the development of social, political, economic, religious, and cultural patterns in the civilizations of the Americas.
WHI.13.c. Evaluating and explaining the European interactions with these societies, with emphasis on trading and economic interdependence.
VA.SS.WHII. World History and Geography: 1500 A.D. (C.E.) to the Present
Skills
WHII.2. The student will apply social science skills to understand the political, cultural, geographic, and economic conditions in the world about 1500 A.D. (C.E.) by:
WHII.2.d. Analyzing major trade patterns.
Emergence of a Global Age, 1500 to 1800 A.D. (C.E.)
WHII.4. The student will apply social science skills to understand the impact of the European Age of Exploration by:
WHII.4.a. Explaining the political and economic goals of European exploration and colonization.
WHII.4.b. Describing the geographic expansion into Africa, Asia, and the Americas.
WHII.4.c. Comparing and contrasting the social and cultural influences of European settlement on Africa, Asia, and the Americas.
VA.SS.VUS. Virginia and United States History
Early America: Settlement and Colonization
VUS.2. The student will apply social science skills to understand the impact of the Age of Exploration by:
VUS.2.a. Describing the characteristics of early exploration and evaluating the impact of European settlement in the Americas.
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