Mississippi College & Career Readiness Standards
FIFTH GRADE: PRE-COLUMBIAN TO AMERICAN REVOLUTION
G.5.2. Describe physical features of the environment.
G.5.2.1. Differentiate between land forms and bodies of water.
G.5.2.2. Identify how physical features impact communities.
G.5.3. Recognize maps, graphs, and other representations of the earth.
G.5.3.1. Create representations of the earth using technology, maps, and globes.
G.5.3.2. Identify cardinal and intermediate directions (e.g., north, northeast, northwest, southeast, southwest, east, and west).
H.5.2. Examine the reasons and impact for exploration of the New World.
H.5.2.6. Analyze the relationship between early European settlers in America and the Native Americans they encountered.