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

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Missouri Standards

MO.EG.5 Elements of Geographical Study and Analysis: Knowledge of major elements of geographical study and analysis (such as location, place, movement and regions) and their relationship to changes in society and the environment
EG.5.B. Understanding the concept of location to make predictions and solve problems
EG.5.B(2).a. Locate states and major topographic features of the United States (DOK 1; SS5 1.4, 1.5)
EG.5.C. Understanding the concept of place
EG.5.C(1).a. Identify physical characteristics, such as climate, topography, relationship to water and ecosystems (DOK 1; SS5 1.1)
EG.5.C(2).a. Identify human characteristics, such as people's education, language, diversity, economies, religions, settlement patterns, ethnic background and political system (DOK 1; SS5 1.1)
EG.5.F. Understanding relationships between and among regions
EG.5.F.a. Identify different kinds of regions in the United States (DOK 1; SS5 1.1)
MO.MH.3a. Missouri, United States and World History: Knowledge of continuity and change in the history of Missouri and the United States
MH.3a.F. Westward Expansion and settlement in the US
MH.3a.F(1).c. Investigate the causes and consequences of Westward Expansion, including: California Gold Rush (DOK 2; SS3 1.6)