Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
TX.113.16. Social Studies, Grade 5
5.4. History. The student understands political, economic, and social changes that occurred in the United States during the 19th century. The student is expected to:
5.4.C. Identify reasons people moved west.
5.23. Science, technology, and society. The student understands the impact of science and technology on society in the United States. The student is expected to:
5.23.B. Identify how scientific discoveries, technological innovations, and the rapid growth of technology industries have advanced the economic development of the United States, including the transcontinental railroad and the space program.
5.24. Social studies skills. The student applies critical-thinking skills to organize and use information acquired from a variety of valid sources, including electronic technology. The student is expected to:
5.24.A. Differentiate between, locate, and use valid primary and secondary sources such as computer software; interviews; biographies; oral, print, and visual material; documents; and artifacts to acquire information about the United States.
5.25. Social studies skills. The student communicates in written, oral, and visual forms. The student is expected to:
5.25.A. Use social studies terminology correctly.