Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Fifth Grade. Holidays, Landmarks, & Symbols

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Vermont Standards

VT.6.10. Citizenship: Types of Government: Students compare and evaluate the philosophical underpinnings and the workings of different types of governments, including constitutional governments, in various times in their local community, in Vermont, in the United States, and in various locations world wide.
H&SS5-6:14. Grade Level Expectation: Students act as citizens by:
5-6:14.a. Describing and defining the rights, principles, and responsibilities of citizenship in the U.S. (e.g., the right to vote and the responsibility to obey the law).
5-6:14.f. Giving examples of ways in which political parties, campaigns, and elections provide opportunities for citizens to participate in the political process.
H&SS5-6:17. Grade Level Expectation: Students examine how access to various institutions affects justice, reward, and power by:
5-6:17.b. Identifying examples of tensions between belief systems and government policies and laws (e.g. Christmas trees may exclude people who are not Christian; Pledge of Allegiance).
VT.6.11. Citizenship: Institutional Access: Students analyze the access that various groups and individuals have had to justice, reward, and power, as those are evident in the institutions in various times in their local community, in Vermont, in the United States, and in various locations world wide.
H&SS5-6:14. Grade Level Expectation: Students act as citizens by:
5-6:14.a. Describing and defining the rights, principles, and responsibilities of citizenship in the U.S. (e.g., the right to vote and the responsibility to obey the law).
H&SS5-6:16. Grade Level Expectation: Students examine how different societies address issues of human interdependence by:
5-6:16.a. Identifying a current or historic issue related to basic human rights (e.g., civil rights; women's movement).
H&SS5-6:17. Grade Level Expectation: Students examine how access to various institutions affects justice, reward, and power by:
5-6:17.b. Identifying examples of tensions between belief systems and government policies and laws (e.g. Christmas trees may exclude people who are not Christian; Pledge of Allegiance).
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&SS5-6:14. Grade Level Expectation: Students act as citizens by:
5-6:14.a. Describing and defining the rights, principles, and responsibilities of citizenship in the U.S. (e.g., the right to vote and the responsibility to obey the law).
5-6:14.f. Giving examples of ways in which political parties, campaigns, and elections provide opportunities for citizens to participate in the political process.
H&SS5-6:17. Grade Level Expectation: Students examine how access to various institutions affects justice, reward, and power by:
5-6:17.b. Identifying examples of tensions between belief systems and government policies and laws (e.g. Christmas trees may exclude people who are not Christian; Pledge of Allegiance).
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.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.6.9. Citizenship: Meaning of Citizenship: Students examine and debate the meaning of citizenship and act as citizens in a democratic society.
H&SS5-6:14. Grade Level Expectation: Students act as citizens by:
5-6:14.a. Describing and defining the rights, principles, and responsibilities of citizenship in the U.S. (e.g., the right to vote and the responsibility to obey the law).
5-6:14.f. Giving examples of ways in which political parties, campaigns, and elections provide opportunities for citizens to participate in the political process.
H&SS5-6:17. Grade Level Expectation: Students examine how access to various institutions affects justice, reward, and power by:
5-6:17.b. Identifying examples of tensions between belief systems and government policies and laws (e.g. Christmas trees may exclude people who are not Christian; Pledge of Allegiance).