South Dakota Content Standards
SD.K-12.H. Grade 5 History
K‐12.H.4. Students will identify and evaluate the causes and effects of past, current and potential events, issues and problems.
5.H.4.2. Identify key European explorers and the causes and effects of their voyages.
SD.K-12.G. Grade 5 Geography
K‐12.G.2. Students will understand the nature and importance of the Five Themes of Geography: location, place, human‐environment interaction, movement, and region.
5.G.2.1. Explain how cultural and environmental characteristics affect the distribution and movement of people, goods, and ideas.
K‐12.G.5. Students will recognize and explain the role population and culture play in creating diversity within the world’s places and regions.
5.G.5.1. Describe how the spatial patterns of cultural activities in a place change over time because of interactions with nearby and distant places.