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

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Nevada Standards

NV.G5.0. The World in Spatial Terms: Students use maps, globes, and other geographic tools and technologies to locate and extrapolate information about people, places, and environments. At a minimum, students will maintain previous content and attain the following:
Map Construction
G5.5.4. Construct maps, graphs, and charts to display information about human and physical features in the United States.
Map Elements & Concepts
G5.5.1. Identify and locate major geographic features in Nevada and the United States using maps and map elements.
Map Selection & Analysis
G5.5.2. Identify spatial patterns of the U.S.
Map Use & Geographic Tools
G5.5.5. Identify the purpose and content of various U.S. maps.
NV.G6.0. Places & Regions - Students understand the physical and human features of places and use this information to define and study regions and their patterns of change. At a minimum, students will maintain previous content and attain the following:
Application of Concepts & Characteristics of Places & Regions
G6.5.2. Identify U. S. regions in which historical events occurred, i.e., thirteen colonies, Underground Railroad, and California gold fields.
Cultural Identity & Perspective
G6.5.3. Provide examples of cultural identity in communities or regions from different perspectives.
NV.G7.0. Human Systems - Students understand how economic, political, and cultural processes interact to shape patterns of human migration and settlement, influence and interdependence, and conflict and cooperation. At a minimum, students will maintain previous content and attain the following:
Rural & Urban Communities
G7.5.3. Describe differences among rural, suburban, and urban settlement in the United States.
NV.S1.0. Social Studies Skills - As students become increasingly sophisticated and informed thinkers, they are provided opportunities to develop and apply skills that enhance critical thinking processes by developing and applying 21st Century Skills.
Content Literacy
S1.5.1. Skim text for main ideas.
S1.5.2. Use reading strategies to identify key content words, and supporting details to build comprehension.
S1.5.4. Use reading and writing to respond to historical literature.