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Social Studies: 3rd Quarter Outline

Week 1: January 17 - January 20 (No School January 16)


Week 2: January 23 - January 27
Week 3: January 30 - February 3
5.HI.3
Strand/Content Statement:
European exploration and colonization had lasting effects which can be used to
understand the Western Hemisphere today.
I Can

Describe lasting effects of European exploration and colonization on the cultural practices and products of
the Western Hemisphere.
Give examples of the impact of European exploration and colonization on place names, languages,
religions, and agricultural practices and products.

Resources/ Activities

Harcourt Social Studies pages 118-123, 126 - 132, and 136 - 141

Book: Into Uncharted Territory

Book: Exploring by Sea

Studies Weekly: W2- Exploring the Americas

Studies Weekly: W8- Colonization

Quiz January 23

Test February 3

Vocabulary Words

Exploration
Colonization
Western Hemisphere
Religion
Language

Week 4: February 6 - February 10


Week 5: February 13 - February 16 (No school February 17)
Week 6: February 21 - February 24 (No School February 20)
Strand/Content Statement: 5.GO.12
Democracies, dictatorships, and monarchies are categories for understanding the relationship between those in
power or authority and citizens.
I Can
Explain the relationship between those in power and individual citizens in a democracy, a dictatorship, and a
monarchy.
Define monarchy, dictatorship, democracy, unlimited power, and limited power.
Compare the relationship between those in power and individual citizens in a democracy, a dictatorship, and
a monarchy
Resources/ Activities

Harcourt Social Studies pages 342 - 345

Harcourt leveled reader: Political Parties in the United States

Studies Weekly: W24- Governmental Structures Vary

Studies Weekly: W21- The Constitution of the United States

Studies Weekly: W10- Important Events in Canadian History

Test February 24

Vocabulary Words

Limited power
Unlimited power
Democracy
Monarchy
Dictatorship
Individual rights

Week 7: February 27 - March 3


Week 8: March 6 - March 10
Week 9: March 13 - March 17
Strand/Content Statement: 5.GE.9
Political, environmental, social, and economic factors cause
people, products, and ideas to move from place to place in the
Western Hemisphere.
I Can
Explain political, environmental, social, and economic factors that cause the movement of people, products,
and ideas to move from place to place in the Western Hemisphere.
Define push and pull factors.
List push and pull factors.
Define political, social, environmental, and economic factors.
Categorize push and pull factors as political, environmental, social, or economic.
Resources/ Activities

Harcourt Social Studies pages 576 - 581

Studies Weekly: W12- Changing Boundaries

Studies Weekly: W14: Historical Figures in the U.S.,


Canada, and Latin America

Studies Weekly: W17- Utilizing Natural and Human


Resources

Test March 17

Vocabulary Words

Political factors
Environmental factors
Social factors
Economic factors
Push factors
Pull factors

Week 10: March 20 - March 24

Content learned during this unit.


Unit Test: March 24

This is a tentative outline of the activities that we will complete during the third grading period. This outline is
subject to change without notice. Please check your childs agenda regularly to keep up with class
assignments and activities. The fifth grade teachers also send home monthly a monthly newsletter and
calendar. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions!

Ways to talk to me!


Email:
School Phone: 937-265-1271
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ella.weaver@greenfieldmcclain.org