South Dakota Content Standards
SD.K-12.H. Grade 5 History
K‐12.H.2. Students will analyze and evaluate the impact of people, events, ideas and symbols upon history using multiple sources.
5.H.2.3. Identify the key changes leading to and resulting from growth and invention in the U.S. between the Revolution and 1865.
K‐12.H.5. Students will develop historical research skills.
5.H.5.1. Summarize how different types of historical sources are used to explain events in the past.
SD.K-12.C. Grade 5 Civics/Government
K‐12.C.1. Students will explain, compare and contrast, and analyze the historical principles and philosophical purposes and various forms of governments.
5.C.1.1. Explain why the U. S. was established as a republic over other forms of governments.
K‐12.C.2. Students will explain the historical impact of primary founding documents including but not limited to, the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, the U.S. Bill of Rights and subsequent amendments.
5.C.2.1. Examine the origins and purposes of rules, laws, and key U.S. Constitutional powers.
K‐12.C.3. Students will explain how the Constitution organizes the government of the United States.
5.C.3.1. Using multiple sources, distinguish between the responsibilities and powers of government officials at various levels and branches of government.