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

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Mississippi Standards

Civil Rights/Human Rights
5.3. Understand how political, religious, and economic ideas and interests influenced the founding of the United States.
5.3.c. Critique the development and impact of slavery in North America, including the causes, conditions, and effects on enslaved Africans in North America. (DOK 3)
5.3.d. Trace the development of democratic ideas that influenced the early colonies (e.g., Magna Carta and Mayflower Compact, etc.). (DOK 2)
5.5. Understand the contributions of the various cultures represented in pre-Columbian through colonial America.
5.5.b. Explain the effect of colonization by Europeans on both European and Native American cultures. (DOK 2)
5.5.c. Draw conclusions about how cultures changed through cultural diffusion, invention, and innovation (e.g., navigational tools such as astrolabe and sextant, farming techniques, new agricultural products, holidays, religious beliefs and practices, government, weaponry, etc.). (DOK 3)
Domestic Affairs
5.1. Understand the people, events, and types of government associated with the development of the United States.
5.1.c. Identify significant European supporters (e.g., King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella) and explorers (e.g., Cortez, Ponce de Leon, Hernando De Soto) and the settlements they established (e.g., Roanoke, Jamestown, Plymouth). (DOK 3)
5.1.e. Discuss the structure of colonial governments (e.g., legislative bodies, town meetings, charters of individual freedoms and rights). (DOK 3)