The class focuses on the history of early America. It also provides a chance for students to practice reading about and discussing current events. The students will learn about native American civilizations, including early ones such as the Maya, Inca, and Aztec civilizations.
You will take part in many traditional learning experiences, such as note taking, using textbooks, tests and quizzes. You will also participate in many non-traditional, hands-on experiences, in which you will create various products as a way of showcasing your learning. Our fifth grade social studies class will focus on: The Early American and Native American cultures and quest to become a united country with unlimited possibilities. Geography is the study of the land and will be discussed throughout the entire year.