Michigan Academic Standards
SOCIAL STUDIES PROCESS AND SKILLS STANDARDS K-5
P1. READING AND COMMUNICATION – READ AND COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY
P1.1. Use appropriate strategies to read and interpret basic social science tables, graphs, graphics, maps, and texts.
P2. INQUIRY, RESEARCH, AND ANALYSIS
P2.5. Use data presented in social science tables, graphs, graphics, maps, and texts to answer compelling and supporting questions.
SOCIAL STUDIES CONTENT EXPECTATIONS: GRADE FIVE
U1. USHG ERA 1 – BEGINNINGS TO 1620
U1.1. Indigenous Peoples’ Lives in the Americas – Describe the lives of the Indigenous Peoples living in North America prior to European contact.
5 – U1.1.1. Use maps to locate peoples in the Eastern Woodland (the Woodland Peoples east of the Mississippi River), desert Southwest, the Pacific Northwest, and the nomadic nations of the Great Plains.
5 – U1.1.2. Compare how Indigenous Peoples in the Eastern Woodland and another tribal region adapted to or modified the environment.
5 – U1.1.3. Describe Eastern Woodland life with respect to governmental and family structures, trade, and their relationship to the land.
U1.2. European Exploration – Identify the causes and consequences of European exploration and colonization.
5 – U1.2.1. Explain the technological and political developments that made sea exploration possible.