5TH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES PLACEMAT

1st Six Weeks

Geography/History

2nd Six Weeks

History

3rd Six Weeks

Government

4th Six Weeks

Economics/History

5th Six Weeks

History

6th Six Weeks

Science/Tech. and Society

UNIT I GEOGRAPHY

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(A)Geographic Tools

(B)Graph Maps

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(A)Political/Population

(B)Landforms/Climate Maps

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(C)Capital Cities

(D)Geographic Factors of Settlement

UNIT II NATIVE AMERICANS

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(A)Adapt to Environment

(B)Modify Environment

(C)Consequences

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(A)Economic Patterns

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(A&B) Art/Music/Literature

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(A,B,&C) Contributions of Racial/Ethnic Groups

UNIT III EUROPEAN EXPLORATION/COLONIZATION

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(A&B)Cause & Effect of European Colonization

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(A&B) Patterns of Settlement

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(B)Economic Patterns

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(A&B) Economic Reasons for Exploration and Settlement

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(A,B,&C) Free Enterprise System in Colonial America

UNIT IV AMERICAN REVOLUTION

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(A)Revolution heroes

(B)Cause & Effect

(C)Result of Revolutionary War

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(A&B) Colonial Gov.

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(A)Declaration of Independence

UNIT V CONSTITUTION

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(A&B)Creation of U.S. Constitution

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(B)Purpose of the constitution

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(A)3 Branches of Gov.

(B)Checks and Balances

(C)State/National Gov.

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(A-D) Individual Participation in Democratic Process

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(A-B)Effective Leadership

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(A-D) Importance of Bill of Rights and other Amendments

UNIT VI NEW NATION

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(A)Industrial Revolution

(B)Westward Settlement

(C)Territorial Expansion

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(A-B) Supply and Demand

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(A-E) Patterns of Work/Economic Activity in America

(F)Immigration/Migration mass production developments in Transportation and communication

UNIT VII 20TH CENTURY

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(A)World War I & II

(B)Korean/Vietnam War; Civil Rights; Women’s Rights

(C) Identify the accomplishments of individuals and groups such as:

Jane Addams, Susan B. Anthony, Dwight Eisenhower, Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, Cesar Chavez, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Ronald Reagan, Colin Powell, Tuskegee Airmen, 442nd Regimental Combat Team

UNIT VIII THE US AND THE WORLD

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(A-E)Impact of Science and Scientists Inventions/Contributions

UNIT IX AMERICAN DEMOCRACY

TEKS 5.18

(A)Political Parties & Symbols

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(A-B)Role of Individual in Political Parties/Elections

(D)Contacting Elected Representatives

TEKS 5.20

(A)Identifying Leaders

(B)Effective Leadership