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

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Rhode Island Standards

RI.G. Geography
G 1. The World in Spatial Terms: Understanding and interpreting the organization of people, places, and environments on Earth’s surface provides an understanding of the world in spatial terms.
G 1 (5-6)-1. Students understand maps, globes, and other geographic tools and technologies by…
G 1 (5-6)-1.b. Utilizing geographic tools like latitude and longitude to identify absolute location.
G 1 (5-6)-1.c. Differentiating between local, regional, and global scales (e.g., location of continents and oceans).
G 1 (5-6)-2. Students interpret the characteristics and features of maps by…
G 1 (5-6)-2.a. Recognizing spatial information provided by different types of maps (e.g., physical, political, map projections).
G 1 (5-6)-2.b. Interpreting the spatial information from maps to explain the importance of the data.
RI.HP. Historical Perspectives/Rhode Island History
HP 1. History is an account of human activities that is interpretive in nature.
HP 1 (5-6)-1. Students act as historians, using a variety of tools (e.g., artifacts and primary and secondary sources) by…
HP 1 (5-6)-1.a. Identifying appropriate sources (e.g., historical maps, diaries, photographs) to answer historical questions.
HP 1 (5-6)-1.b. Using sources to support the stories of history (How do we know what we know?).
HP 5. Human societies and cultures develop and change in response to human needs and wants.
HP 5 (5-6)-3. Various perspectives have led individuals and/or groups to interpret events or phenomena differently and with historical consequences by…
HP 5 (5-6)-3.b. Describing how an individual or group’s perspectives change over time using primary documents as evidence.