TN.5.1. Culture: Culture encompasses similarities and differences among people including their beliefs, knowledge, changes, values, and traditions. Students will explore these elements of society to develop an appreciation and respect for the variety of human cultures.
5.1.spi. Performance Indicators State:
5.1.spi.2. Interpret how culture changes over time as a consequence of industrialization, technology or cultural diffusion (i.e., railroad transportation, telecommunication, building design, varied types of music and the growth of government services).
TN.5.2. Economics: Globalization of the economy, the explosion of population growth, technological changes and international competition compel students to understand both personally and globally production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. Students will examine and analyze economic concepts such as basic needs versus wants, using versus saving money, and policy making versus decision making.
5.2.01. Describe the potential costs and benefits of personal economic choices in a market economy.
5.2.01.a. Identify the economic change from agricultural to industrial in late 19th and early 20th century.
5.2.02. Give examples of the interaction of individuals, businesses, and governments in a market economy.
5.2.02.b. Analyze the effects of immigrations, migration, and limited resources on the economic development and growth of the United States.
5.2.05. Understand the interaction of individuals, families, communities, businesses, and governments of Tennessee and the United States in a market economy.
5.2.05.d. Analyze the effects of immigration, migration, and limited resources on the economic development and growth of Tennessee and the United States.
TN.5.5. History: History involves people, events, and issues. Students will evaluate evidence to develop comparative and casual analyses, and to interpret primary sources. They will construct sound historical arguments and perspectives on which informed decisions in contemporary life can be based.
5.5.03. Era 6 -The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900): Understand the development of Industrial America.
5.5.03.d. Understand the rise of the American labor movement.
5.5.05. Era 7 -The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930): Discuss how various groups addressed the problems of industrial capitalism, urbanization, and political corruption.
5.5.05.b. Explain how rural areas and urban centers changed as a result of immigration and migration.
5.5.07. Era 7 -The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930): Understand the changing role of the United States between World War I and the Great Depression.
5.5.07.a. Explain how American life changed dramatically due to the economy, technology, and ecological disasters.
5.5.spi. Performance Indicators State:
5.5.spi.4. Recognize the rights that workers fought for in the late 1800's (i.e., wages, hours, insurance, and working conditions).