Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Fifth Grade. New England, Middle, and Southern Colonies

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Arizona Standards

AZ.SS05-S1. American History
SS05-S1C1. Research Skills for History: Historical research is a process in which students examine topics or questions related to historical studies and/or current issues. By using primary and secondary sources effectively students obtain accurate and relevant information.
SS05-S1C1-03. Describe the difference between primary and secondary sources.
SS05-S1C1-04. Locate information using both primary and secondary sources.
SS05-S1C3. Exploration and Colonization 1500s - 1700s: The varied causes and effects of exploration, settlement, and colonization shaped regional and national development of the U.S.
SS05-S1C3-04. Describe the contributions of geographic and economic conditions, religion, and colonial systems of government to the development of American democratic practices.
SS05-S1C3-05. Describe the geography, cultures, and economics of the Southern, Middle Atlantic, and New England Colonies.
SS05-S1C3-08. Describe the causes and effects of triangular trade.
AZ.SS05-S2. World History
SS05-S2C5. Encounters and Exchange: Innovations, discoveries, exploration, and colonization accelerated contact, conflict, and interconnection among societies world wide, transforming and creating nations.
SS05-S2C5-01. Describe the following effects of European exploration, trade, and colonization on other parts of the world: a) sea routes to Asia; b) colonies established and settled; c) increased power of European countries; d) trade established between Europe, Africa, and Americas; e) introduction of disease and the resulting population decline of Indigenous people; f) triangular trade
AZ.SS05-S3. Civics/Government
SS05-S3C2. Structure of Government: The United States structure of government is characterized by the separation and balance of powers.
SS05-S3C2-01. Describe the role of town meetings and representative assemblies in colonial government.
AZ.SS05-S4. Geography
SS05-S4C2. Places and Regions: Places and regions have distinct physical and cultural characteristics.
SS05-S4C2-01. Describe how the following regions exemplify the concept of region as an area with unifying human or natural factors: a) three American colonial regions; b) West, Midwest, Northeast, Southeast, Southwest; c) North and South during the Civil War.
SS05-S4C6. Geographic Applications: Geographic thinking (asking and answering geographic questions) is used to understand spatial patterns of the past, the present, and to plan for the future.
SS05-S4C6-01. Describe how geographic features influenced events in the past in the Original Thirteen Colonies, the Great Plains, the Pacific Northwest and the West.
AZ.SS05-S5. Economics
SS05-S5C1. Foundations of Economics: The foundations of economics are the application of basic economic concepts and decision-making skills. This includes scarcity and the different methods of allocation of goods and services.
SS05-S5C1-01. Identify the opportunity costs (i.e., separation from family, indentured service) associated with expeditions to the New World.
SS05-S5C1-02. Describe how specialization (e.g., division of labor) improved standards of living in the three colonial regions and the Pre-Civil War North and South.
SS05-S5C1-03. Identify how voluntary exchange helps both buyers and sellers as in colonial trade in North America.
SS05-S5C1-04. Interpret how trade promoted economic growth throughout U.S. history.
SS05-S5C2. Microeconomics: Microeconomics examines the costs and benefits of economic choices relating to individuals, markets and industries, and governmental policies.
SS05-S5C2-01. Explain how price incentives affect peoples' behavior and choices, such as colonial decisions about what crops to grow and which products to produce.