Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Fifth Grade. Social Studies Skills

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

New Mexico Standards

NM.I: History: Students are able to identify important people and events in order to analyze significant patterns, relationships, themes, ideas, beliefs, and turning points in New Mexico, United States, and world history in order to understand the complexity of the human experience. Students will:
1-D: Skills: research historical events and people from a variety of perspectives:
1-D:1. Differentiate between, locate and use primary and secondary sources (e.g., computer software, interviews, biographies, oral histories, print, visual material, artifacts) to acquire information;
NM.II: Geography: Students understand how physical, natural, and cultural processes influence where people live, the ways in which people live, and how societies interact with one another and their environments. Students will
2-A: Analyze and evaluate the characteristics and purposes of geographic tools, knowledge, skills and perspectives and apply them to explain the past, present and future in terms of patterns, events and issues:
2-A:1. Make and use different kinds of maps, globes, charts and databases;
2-A:5. Employ fundamental geographic vocabulary (e.g., latitude, longitude, interdependence, accessibility, connections);