SS.5.C.1 illustrate the rights, responsibilities, duties and privileges of a patriotic citizen within authentic situations (e.g., election, food drive, jury duty, etc.) and defend these actions as examples or non-examples of good citizenship.
SS.5.C.2 assume a role (e.g., judge, juror, prosecutor, etc.) in a mock proceeding (John Brown, Dred Scott, etc.) to acquire the understanding of the trial by jury process and justify its effectiveness in solving conflicts in society both past and present.
SS.5.C.3 research how government and non-government groups and institutions work to meet the individual needs for the common good, (e.g., Red Cross, Freedman's Bureau, Hull House, etc.)
SS.5.C.4 compare the functions of each level of the government (local, state, and national) and apply that knowledge to a function set aside for citizens of the United States (e.g., Town Hall Meeting, Project Citizen, debate, etc.)
SS.5.C.7 summarize the provisions of the Thirteenth, Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments to the Constitution, including how the amendments protected the rights of African Americans and sought to enhance their political, social and economic opportunities.
SS.5.E.1 investigate the roles of consumers and producers in the United States and apply the information to a real life event (e.g., bake sale, sporting events, booth at a fair, snack machines, etc.) using the concepts of:
sales (e.g., advertising and competition)
supply and demand
SS.5.E.2 explain the concept of supply and demand to specific historic and current economic situations in the United States (e.g., slavery, oil, gas, Industrial Revolution, etc.).
SS.5.E.3 critique the economic reasons for immigration and migration throughout the United States during specific times in history and relate the information to the present (e.g. Great Migration, Ellis Island, etc.).
SS.5.E.4 assess the resources (e.g., oil, land, gas, etc.) of the geographic regions (e.g., Midwest, Middle East, etc.) of the United States and the world and explain their impact on global economic activities.
SS.5.E.5 evaluate the role of agriculture and the impact of industrialization on the economic development of the United States.
SS.5.E.9 explain the social and economic effects of Westward Expansion on Native Americans, including changes in federal policies, armed conflicts, opposing views concerning land ownership and Native American displacement.
SS.5.G.1 explain how aspects of the terrain (e.g., the principal mountain ranges, rivers, vegetation and climate of the region, etc.) affected westward travel and settlement.
SS.5.G.2 summarize the significance of large-scale immigration and the contributions of immigrants to America in the early 1900s, (e.g., the countries from which they came, the opportunities and resistance they faced when they arrived and the cultural and economic contributions they made to this nation, etc.)
SS.5.G.3 illustrate the effects of settlement on the environment of the West, (e.g., changes in the physical and human systems, etc.).
SS.5.G.4 measure distances in latitude and longitude using a scale on a variety of maps and globes, and transfer the concept of cardinal and intermediate directions to describe the relative location of countries by hemisphere and proximity to the equator.
SS.5.G.5 locate, identify and compare the major rivers, landforms, natural resources, climate regions, major soil regions and deserts of the United States.
SS.5.G.6 compare and contrast the various regions of the United States, locate each of the fifty United States and correlate them with their regions.
SS.5.G.9 display information on maps, globes, geographic models and in graphs, diagrams and charts (e.g., designing map keys and legends, etc.).
Demonstrate an understanding of the industrial North and the agricultural South before, during and after the Civil War.
SS.5.H.CL1.1 research the roles and accomplishments of the leaders of the reform movements before and during the Civil War (e.g., abolition movement, Underground Railroad and other social reforms, etc.).
SS.5.H.CL1.4 compare the roles and accomplishments of historic figures of the Civil War (e.g., Abraham Lincoln, Emancipation Proclamation, Gettysburg Address, Ulysses S. Grant, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Clara Barton and Frederick Douglass, etc.).
S.5.H.CL2.2 characterize the effects of Reconstruction on African Americans (e.g., rights and restrictions, Thirteenth, Fourteenth, Fifteenth Amendments, rise of discriminatory laws and groups (Klu Klux Klan), motivations to relocate, and the actions of the Freedmen's Bureau, etc.).
SS.5.H.CL4.3 describe how the need for new markets led to the buildup of the Navy and the need for naval bases in the Pacific.
Analyze the people and the factors that led to Industrialization in the late 19th century United States.
SS.5.H.CL5.1 examine how the Industrial Revolution was furthered by new inventions and technologies (e.g., light bulb, telegraph, automobile, assembly line, etc.).
SS.5.H.CL5.2 identify prominent inventors and scientists of the period and summarize their inventions or discoveries (e.g., Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, the Wright Brothers, Henry Ford and Albert Einstein, etc.).
SS.5.H.CL5.3 explain the causes and effects of immigration and urbanization on the American economy during the Industrial Revolution (e.g., role of immigrants, the growth of cities, the shift to industrialization, the rise of big business and reform movements, etc.).
West Virginia History
SS.5.WV.1 reconstruct the economic, social and political history of West Virginia through the use of primary source documents.
SS.5.WV.2 compare and contrast the roles and functions of the government (e.g., legislative, executive and judicial branches) at the local, county and state levels.
SS.5.WV.3 take and defend a position as to why fulfilling one's civic responsibility is important (e.g., debate, round-table discussion, etc.).
SS.5.WV.4 sequence the events that led to the formation of the state of West Virginia (e.g., timeline).
SS.5.WV.5 identify and explain the significance of historical experiences and of geographical, social and economic factors that have helped to shape both West Virginia's and America's society.