Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Fifth Grade. First Americans

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Vermont Standards

VT.6.12. Citizenship: Human Rights: Students identify and evaluate the concept of human rights in various times in their local community, in Vermont, in the United States, and in various locations world wide.
H&SS5-6:16. Grade Level Expectation: Students examine how different societies address issues of human interdependence by:
5-6:16.b. Explaining how roles and status of people have differed and changed throughout history based on gender, age, class, racial and ethnic identity, wealth, and/ or social position.
VT.6.13. Diversity and Unity: Concepts of Culture: Students understand the concept of culture, including the cultures of indigenous peoples, in various times in their local community, in Vermont, in the United States, and in various locations world wide.
H&SS5-6:13. Grade Level Expectation: Students analyze how and why cultures continue and change over time by:
5-6:13.b. Describing the contributions of various cultural groups to the world, both past and present .
VT.6.4. History: Historical Connections: Students identify major historical eras and analyze periods of transition in various times in their local community, in Vermont, in the United States, and in various locations world wide, to interpret the influence of the past on the present.
H&SS5-6:8. Grade Level Expectation: Students connect the past with the present by:
5-6:8.c. Investigating how events, people, and ideas have shaped the United States and/or the world, and hypothesizing how different influences could have led to different consequences (e.g., How did the civil rights movement change the U.S., and how might the U.S. be different if it had never happened?).
VT.6.7. Geography: Geographical Knowledge: Students use geographical knowledge and images of various places to understand the present, communicate historical interpretations, develop solutions for problems, and plan for the future.
H&SS5-6:13. Grade Level Expectation: Students analyze how and why cultures continue and change over time by:
5-6:13.a. Identifying expressions of culture in the U.S., and the world through analysis of various modes of expression such as poems, songs, dances, stories, paintings, and photographs (e.g., investigating cultural expressions of the Harlem Renaissance).
VT.6.8. Geography: Movements and Settlements: Students analyze the factors and implications associated with the historical and contemporary movements and settlements of people and groups in various times in their local community, in Vermont, in the United States, and in various locations world wide.
H&SS5-6:13. Grade Level Expectation: Students analyze how and why cultures continue and change over time by:
5-6:13.b. Describing the contributions of various cultural groups to the world, both past and present.