Social Studies Curriculum – Grade 5

Grade 5 Social Studies is based on the history and geography of the Western Hemisphere, including the development of cultures, civilizations, and empires; interaction between societies; and the comparison of the government and economic systems of modern nations. It also incorporates elements of archaeology. The course is divided into seven Key Ideas that cover a time span from prehistory into modern times. Students will learn about local connections throughout the course, especially in the examination of citizenship related to modern political and economic issues. 

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