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					Eagle Academy Curriculum Map: Fifth Grade Social Studies
Theme: Regions and People of the Western Hemisphere
First Quarter

Overview: Students will study early Indian civilizations in North and South America. They also explore maps, timelines, and local laws and governments.

Strand          Topic            Standards                                           Resources              Strategies                  Assessments
History         Historical       1. Multiple-tier timelines can be used to show      Time For Kids                                      Student-created
                Thinking and     relationships among events and places.                                                                 timelines
                Skills                                                                                                                  Students’ narrative
                                                                                                                                        writing pieces (Link
                                                                                                                                        to ELA)

                Early            2. Early Indian civilizations (Maya, Inca, Aztec,   Time For Kids
                Civilizations    Mississippian) existed in the Western
                                 Hemisphere prior to the arrival of Europeans.
                                 These civilizations had developed unique
                                 governments, social structures, religions,
                                 technologies, and agricultural practices and
                                 products.
Geography       Spatial          4. Globes and other geographic tools can be         Time For Kids
                Thinking and     used to gather, process and report information      Maps
                Skills           about people, places and environments.
                                 Cartographers decide which information to
                                 include in maps.
                                 5. Latitude and longitude can be used to make
                                 observations about location and
                                 generalizations about climate.
                Human            10. The Western Hemisphere is culturally            Time For Kids
                Systems          diverse due to American Indian, European,           Maps
                                 Asian and African influences and interactions,
                                 as evidenced by artistic expression, language,
                                 religion and food.
Government   Roles and    12. Democracies, dictatorships and monarchies    Time For Kids
             Systems of   are categories for understanding the
             Government   relationship between those in power or
                          authority and citizens.

Economics    Economic     13. Information displayed in circle graphs can                   Link to Math
             Decision     be used to show relative proportions of
             Making and   segments of data to an entire body of data.
             Skills
Eagle Academy Curriculum Map: Fifth Grade Social Studies
Theme: Regions and People of the Western Hemisphere
Second Quarter

Overview: Students study European exploration and colonization and how it affected the Western Hemishpere.

Strand          Topic            Standards                                        Resources             Strategies     Assessments
History         Historical       1. Multiple-tier timelines can be used to show   Time For Kids
                Thinking and     relationships among events and places.
                Skills
                Heritage         3. European exploration and colonization had     Time For Kids
                                 lasting effects which can be used to
                                 understand the Western Hemisphere today.



Geography       Spatial          4. Globes and other geographic tools can be      Time For Kids
                Thinking and     used to gather, process and report information
                Skills           about people, places and environments.
                                 Cartographers decide which information to
                                 include in maps.
                                 5. Latitude and longitude can be used to make
                                 observations about location and
                                 generalizations about climate.
                Human            10. The Western Hemisphere is culturally         Time For Kids
                Systems          diverse due to American Indian, European,        Maps
                                 Asian and African influences and interactions,
                                 as evidenced by artistic expression, language,
                                 religion and food.
Economics       Economic         13. Information displayed in circle graphs can   Time For Kids         Link to Math
                Decision         be used to show relative proportions of
                Making and       segments of data to an entire body of data.
                Skills
Eagle Academy Curriculum Map: Fifth Grade Social Studies
Theme: Regions and People of the Western Hemisphere
Third Quarter

Overview: Students study today’s American Indian groups. They also study different regions in America and the resources produced in each.

Strand          Topic            Standards                                          Resources              Strategies                 Assessments
History         Historical       1. Multiple-tier timelines can be used to show     Time For Kids
                Thinking and     relationships among events and places.
                Skills
Geography       Places and       6. Regions can be determined using various         Time For Kids
                Regions          criteria (e.g., landform, climate, population,
                                 cultural or economic).
                Human            7. Variations among physical environments          Time For Kids
                Systems          within the Western Hemisphere influence            Maps
                                 human activities. Human activities also alter
                                 the physical environment.
                                 8. American Indians developed unique cultures
                                 with many different ways of life. American
                                 Indian tribes and nations can be classified into
                                 cultural groups based on geographic and
                                 cultural similarities.
                                 9. Political, environmental, social and
                                 economic factors cause people, products and
                                 ideas to move from place to place in the
                                 Western Hemisphere today.
                                 10. The Western Hemisphere is culturally
                                 diverse due to American Indian, European,
                                 Asian and African influences and interactions,
                                 as evidenced by artistic expression, language,
                                 religion and food.
Economics       Economic         13. Information displayed in circle graphs can     Time For Kids          Link to Math
                Decision         be used to show relative proportions of
                Making and       segments of data to an entire body of data.
                Skills
Scarcity      15. The availability of productive resources       Time For Kids
              (i.e., human resources, capital goods and
              natural resources) promotes specialization
              that leads to trade.
Production    16. The availability of productive resources and   Time For Kids
and           the division of labor impact productive
Consumption   capacity.

Markets       17. Regions and countries become                   Time For Kids
              interdependent when they specialize in what
              they produce best and then trade with other
              regions to increase the amount and variety of
              goods and services available.
Eagle Academy Curriculum Map: Fifth Grade Social Studies
Theme: Regions and People of the Western Hemisphere
Fourth Quarter

Overview: Students study economic concepts this quarter.

Strand          Topic            Standards                                          Resources       Strategies     Assessments
History         Historical       1. Multiple-tier timelines can be used to show     Time For Kids
                Thinking and     relationships among events and places.
                Skills
Government      Civic            11. Individuals can better understand public       Time For Kids
                Participation    issues by gathering and interpreting
                and Skills       information from multiple sources. Data can
                                 be displayed graphically to effectively and
                                 efficiently communicate information.
Economics       Economic         13. Information displayed in circle graphs can     Time For Kids   Link to Math
                Decision         be used to show relative proportions of
                Making and       segments of data to an entire body of data.
                Skills           14. The choices people make have both
                                 present and future consequences.
                Scarcity         15. The availability of productive resources       Time For Kids
                                 (i.e., human resources, capital goods and
                                 natural resources) promotes specialization
                                 that leads to trade.
                Production       16. The availability of productive resources and   Time For Kids
                and              the division of labor impact productive
                Consumption      capacity.
                Markets          17. Regions and countries become                   Time For Kids
                                 interdependent when they specialize in what
                                 they produce best and then trade with other
                                 regions to increase the amount and variety of
                                 goods and services available.
                Financial        18. Workers can improve their ability to earn      Time For Kids
                Literacy         income by gaining new knowledge, skills and
                                 experiences.

				
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