MS.5. FIFTH GRADE (UNITED STATES HISTORY FROM PRE-COLUMBIAN ERA TO COLONIZATION)
5.5. Understand the contributions of the various cultures represented in pre-Columbian through colonial America.
5.5.a. Compare major Native American cultures in respect to geographic regions (e.g., Southeast, Northeast, Southwest, Pacific Northwest, and Plains), natural resources, government, economy, and religion. (DOK 2)
5.1. Understand the people, events, and types of government associated with the development of the United States.
5.1.a. Differentiate among pre-Columbian civilizations (e.g., cliff dwellers, Pueblo people of the desert Southwest, American Indians of the Pacific Northwest, nomadic nations of the Great Plains, and the Woodland Peoples east of the Mississippi River) regarding their location, religious practices, political structures, and use of slaves. (DOK 3)
5.4. Understand the impact of trade routes on emerging colonies in the Americas.
5.4.a. Describe economic activities within and among Native American cultures prior to contact with Europeans. (DOK 1)
5.2. Understand global connections and explore issues, concerns, and possible solutions.
5.2.b. Describe the impact of geographic regions on Native American life and the ways in which Native American Nations interacted with one another. (DOK 3)