Louisiana Academic Standards
5.1. Historical Thinking Skills: Students use historical thinking skills to examine the influence of key people, ideas, and events from pre-Columbian civilizations through the early colonial period.
5.1.1. Create a timeline of key events in early American history from pre-Columbian civilizations to 1763
5.2. Key Events, Ideas, and People: Students investigate how key events, ideas, and people influenced the social, economic, and political development of the New World during the Age of Exploration.
5.2.2. Identify early explorers and their motivations, challenges, and achievements
5.3. Key Events, Ideas, and People: Students explain the reasons why different groups settled in North America and describe the effect of key people, ideas, and events on the growth of the thirteen colonies.
5.3.2. Describe cooperation and conflict among Native Americans, Europeans, and Africans
5.3.6. Explain and give examples of how Native Americans, Europeans, and free and enslaved Africans adapted to living in the New England colonies, the Middle colonies, and the Southern colonies
5.4. Geography Skills: Students use geography skills to analyze and interpret maps and explain how physical geography influences historical events.
5.4.1. Differentiate between various types of maps using characteristics, functions, and applications
5.4.2. Analyze a map using a variety of tools