5th Grade Social Studies Curriculum
The Western Hemisphere
The fifth grade focus is the geography, history, government, and economics of countries located within the Western Hemisphere.
The units of study are as follows:
- Continents & Oceans
- Map skills
- Birth of a Nation: The American Revolution
- United States Government
- Growth of a Nation: United States Westward Expansion
- United States Regions
- Latin America
Extra Credit: With parent and teacher approval, students are encouraged to do extra credit projects related to what we are doing in Social Studies. Please contact me via e-mail (or write me a note) and we can discuss this further.
Sites to visit:
- Grolier (use usernames and passwords)