1 Students in Grade 5 build an understanding of the cultural and social development of the United States, trace the role of migration and immigration of people in the development of the United States, and identify the role of American Indians in the development of the United States.
1.1 Build an understanding of the cultural and social development of the United States.
5.SS.1.1.1 Describe the interactions between European colonists and established societies in North America.
5.SS.1.3.3 Define the terms treaty, reservation and sovereignty.
5.SS.1.3.4 Explain that reservations are lands that have been reserved by the tribes for their own use through treaties and was not "given" to them. The principle that land should be acquired from the Indians only through their consent with treaties involved three assumptions:
That both parties to treaties were sovereign powers.
That Indian tribes had some form of transferable title to the land.
That acquisition of Indian land was solely a government matter not to be left to individual colonists.
2 Students in Grade 5 analyze the spatial organizations of people, places and environment on the earth's surface.
2.1 Analyze the spatial organizations of people, places and environment on the earth's surface.
5.SS.2.1.1 Develop and use different kinds of maps, globes, graphs, charts, databases, and models to display and obtain information.
3.4 Explain the concepts of good personal finance.
5.SS.3.4.1 Identify economic incentives for entrepreneurship.
5.SS.3.4.2 Explain the impact of taxation on personal finance.
4 Students in Grade 5 build an understanding of the foundational principles of the American political system, the organization and formation of the American system of government, that all people in the United States have rights and assume responsibilities, and the evolution of democracy.
4.1 Build an understanding of the foundational principles of the American political system.
5.SS.4.1.1 Identify the people and groups who make, apply, and enforce laws within federal and tribal governments.
5.SS.4.1.3 Discuss the significance of the Articles of Confederation as the transitional form of government.
5.SS.4.1.4 Identify the basic principles of the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights, such popular sovereignty, limited government, separation of powers, majority rule with minority rights, and federalism.