Social Studies 5

Social Studies 5



Using a thematic and chronological approach to United States history, this course allows students to trace the nation’s history from the time of the earliest Americans through the 21st century. Students practice map skills as they learn about the growth of the United States, and develop their abilities to interpret sources, compare, and sequence. Students also learn about geography’s influence on culture and historical events. Other featured topics in the course will include American independence, principles and documents of government, growth and westward expansion, federal government, state and local government, patriotism, and the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. Prerequisites: None