Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Fifth Grade. First Americans

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Indiana Standards

IN.E. Economics
5.4. Students will describe the productive resources and market relationships that influence the way people produce goods and services and earn a living in the United States in different historical periods.
5.4.1. Describe the economic activities within and among Native American Indian cultures prior to contact with Europeans. Examine the economic incentives that helped motivate European exploration and colonization.
IN.G. Geography
5.3. Students will describe the Earth/sun relationship and use global grid systems. They will identify regions; describe physical and cultural characteristics; and locate states, capitals and major physical features of the United States. They will also explain the changing interaction of people with their environment in regions of the United States and show how the United States is related geographically to the rest of the world.
Places and Regions
5.3.4. Locate Native American Indian and colonial settlements on maps and suggest reasons for the locations of these places. (Individuals, Society and Culture)
IN.H. History
5.1. Students will describe the historical movements that influenced the development of the United States from pre-Columbian times up to 1800, with an emphasis on the American Revolution and the founding of the United States.
Historical Knowledge: Ways of Life Before and After the Arrival of Europeans to 1610
5.1.1. Identify and describe early cultures and settlements that existed in North America prior to contact with Europeans. (Individuals, Society and Culture)
5.1.3. Identify and compare historic Indian groups of the West, Southwest, Northwest, Arctic and sub-Arctic, Great Plains, and Eastern Woodlands regions at the beginning of European exploration in the late fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. (Individuals, Society and Culture)