Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Fifth Grade. Pioneer Life

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

West Virginia Standards

WV.SS.5.G. GEOGRAPHY
SS.5.G.1. Students will explain how aspects of the terrain (e.g., the principal mountain ranges, rivers, vegetation and climate of the region, etc.) affected westward travel and settlement.
WV.SS.5.H. HISTORY
SS.5.H.CL3. Demonstrate an understanding of the advances in transportation and its effect on Western Expansion.
SS.5.H.CL3.1. Students will illustrate how railroads affected development of the West (e.g., ease of travel, influence on trade and impact on environment, etc.)
SS.5.H.CL3.2. Students will compare and contrast conflicts between various groups in the West (e.g., miners, ranchers, cowboys, Native Americans, Mexican Americans and European and Asian immigrants, etc.).