Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Fifth Grade. Western Region US

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Arizona Standards

AZ.SS05-S1. American History
SS05-S1C5. Westward Expansion 1800 - 1860: Westward expansion, influenced by political, cultural, and economic factors, led to the growth and development of the U.S.
SS05-S1C5-01. Describe the following events of 19th century presidencies of: a) Thomas Jefferson - Louisiana Purchase; explorations of Lewis and Clark; b) James Madison - War of 1812; c) James Monroe - The Monroe Doctrine; d) Andrew Jackson - Nationalism and Sectionalism; Trail of Tears; e) James Polk - Mexican-American War; discovery of gold in California
AZ.SS05-S4. Geography
SS05-S4C1. The World in Spatial Terms: The spatial perspective and associated geographic tools are used to organize and interpret information about people, places and environments.
SS05-S4C1-04. Locate physical and human features (e.g., gulf, delta, isthmus, strait, bay, canyon, swamp, peninsula, province, cape, tree line) in the United States and world on an appropriate type of map.
SS05-S4C2. Places and Regions: Places and regions have distinct physical and cultural characteristics.
SS05-S4C2-02. Describe the geographic characteristics of a state in the United States with the assistance of maps, the internet, atlases, and other reference materials.
SS05-S4C6. Geographic Applications: Geographic thinking (asking and answering geographic questions) is used to understand spatial patterns of the past, the present, and to plan for the future.
SS05-S4C6-01. Describe how geographic features influenced events in the past in the Original Thirteen Colonies, the Great Plains, the Pacific Northwest and the West.