Social Studies

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Social Studies is a daily class is 5th grade.

Our textbook is Core Knowledge History and Geography.  

Units of study include . . .
  • 50 states (throughout year)
  • map skills
  • Age of Exploration
  • England's Golden Age
  • US geography
  • Westward expansion before the Civil War
  • Civil War
  • Westward expansion after the Civil War
  • Early Russia
  • Feudal Japan

There is limited homework in Social Studies this year.  Grades are based on in-class work, quizzes/tests, and participation.