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

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

New Jersey Standards

NJ.6.1.8. U.S. History: America in the World. All students will acquire the knowledge and skills to think analytically about how past and present interactions of people, cultures, and the environment shape the American heritage. Such knowledge and skills enable students to make informed decisions that reflect fundamental rights and core democratic values as productive citizens in local, national, and global communities.
Era: Colonization and Settlement (1585-1763)
6.1.8.A.2. Civics, Government, and Human Rights
Colonization and Settlement
6.1.8.A.2.a. Determine the roles of religious freedom and participatory government in various North American colonies.
6.1.8.A.2.b. Explain how and why early government structures developed, and determine the impact of these early structures on the evolution of American politics and institutions.
6.1.8.A.2.c. Explain how race, gender, and status affected social, economic, and political opportunities during Colonial times.
6.1.8.B.2. Geography, People, and the Environment
Colonization and Settlement
6.1.8.B.2.a. Determine factors that impacted emigration, settlement patterns, and regional identities of the colonies.
6.1.8.C.2. Economics, Innovation, and Technology
Colonization and Settlement
6.1.8.C.2.a. Relate slavery and indentured servitude to Colonial labor systems.
6.1.8.C.2.b. Explain the system of mercantilism and its impact on the economies of the colonies and European countries.
6.1.8.C.2.c. Analyze the impact of triangular trade on multiple nations and groups.
6.1.8.D.2. History, Culture, and Perspectives
Colonization and Settlement
6.1.8.D.2.a. Analyze the power struggle among European countries, and determine its impact on people living in Europe and the Americas.
6.1.8.D.2.b. Compare and contrast the voluntary and involuntary migratory experiences of different groups of people, and explain why their experiences differed.
Era: Three Worlds Meet (Beginnings to 1620)
6.1.8.A.1. Civics, Government, and Human Rights
Three Worlds Meet
6.1.8.A.1.a. Compare and contrast forms of governance, belief systems, and family structures among African, European, and Native American groups.
6.1.8.C.1. Economics, Innovation, and Technology
Three Worlds Meet
6.1.8.C.1.b. Explain why individuals and societies trade, how trade functions, and the role of trade during this period.
6.1.8.D.1. History, Culture, and Perspectives
Three Worlds Meet
6.1.8.D.1.b. Explain how interactions among African, European, and Native American groups began a cultural transformation.