The fifth grade social studies focuses on the United States History: Beginnings. We will explore the history of the United States from the time of early encounters to the present. Our first trimester curriculum is as follows:
Unit 1 - The Land and early People
bodies of water
where people live and work
Unit 2 - Time of encounters
the world in the 1400s
background to European exploration
Europeans explore the world
The Spanish Conquerors
search for the Northwest passage
Be sure to study for our Early Explorers test by using my Quizlet games.
Early Explorers Quiz
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