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NVACS-SS ALIGNED INQUIRY LESSONS
- In What Ways Did the Iroquois Nation Build an Advanced Civilization?
- Does Everyone Have the Same Opportunity for the American Dream & Does the American Dream Still Exist?
- What Was the Greatest Motivation for Explorers to Take Risks in Order to Discover the New World?
- What is the Greatest Legacy of Benjamin Franklin?
- Should Puerto Rico Be a State?
- Social Media, Why Can’t I Post That?
- Did the French Lose Out in North America?
- How Did Sugar Feed Slavery?
- Why Do Countries Declare Independence? (The Declaration of Independence)
- Is Betrayal Always Bad? King George III vs. George Washington
FINANCIAL LITERACY RESOURCE OPTIONS
UNIT PLANS AND RESOURCES
- Grade 5 United States Government Unit Plan
- Grade 5 Liberty Unit
- Grade 5 Colonial Life Unit
- Grade 5 Colonial Life Lesson 4 Jigsaw Readings
WE THE PEOPLE CORE-ALIGNED TEACHER’S GUIDE
- Did the Constitution Include Protections for Slavery and Slaveholders?
- Did the Constitution Represent Women?
- Free Speech Inside the Schoolhouse Gate?
- Slavery and the Culture of Colonial America
- What Impact Did European Explorers have on Native American Culture?
- What Roles did Women Play in Establishing American Colonies?
- When Should National Security Precede Individual Rights?
DOCUMENT BASED QUESTIONS
- Being a Child on the Trail was a Wonderful Adventure!
- Intro to DBQ- What did Europeans see when they looked at the New World and the Natives?
GRADE 5 OUTs (Opening Up the Textbook)
Please watch this brief video and the OUT Exemplar Video before implementing an OUT lesson:
- Introduction to OUTs
- OUT Exemplar Video: Students engage in Constructing Hoover Dam OUT
- The Boston Massacre
- Victory at Yorktown
GRADE 5 VISUAL ANALYSIS
- Penn’s Treaty Zoom In
- State of Nature Zoom In (WTP 1.4)
- American Colonies Question Formulation Technique
ACHIEVE THE CORE TEXT SETS
- Growing Up in the Early Colonies
- Salem Witch Trials
- Spies of the Revolution
- Women in the American Revolution