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 – U1.1.3. 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.