Georgia Standards of Excellence
GA.SS.5. Fifth Grade - United States History Year 3: Industrialization to the Digital Age
SS5H. Historical Understandings
SS5H1. Describe how life changed in America at the turn of the century.
SS5H1.b. Describe the impact on American life of the Wright brothers (flight), George Washington Carver (science), Alexander Graham Bell (communication), and Thomas Edison (electricity).
SS5H6. Describe the importance of key people, events, and developments between 1950-1975.
SS5H6.b. Explain the key events and people of the Civil Rights movement: Brown v. Board of Education (1954), Montgomery Bus Boycott, the March on Washington, Civil Rights Act, Voting Rights Act, and civil rights activities of Thurgood Marshall, Lyndon B. Johnson, Cesar Chavez, Rosa Parks, and Martin Luther King, Jr.
SS5H6.c. Describe the impact on American society of the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and Martin Luther King, Jr.
GA.IPS.5. Information Processing Skills
IPS.5. Identify main idea, detail, sequence of events, and cause and effect in a social studies context
IPS.11. Draw conclusions and make generalizations