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Grade 5 - Social Studies Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE)

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Content Resources

5th Grade Georgia Standards of Excellence for Social Studies

Teacher Notes

Fifth Grade Teacher Notes

Teacher Content Videos

America at the Turn of the Century

America’s Involvement in WW I

Banking and the Stock Market Crash of 1929

Cattle Trails

Civic/Government Understandings

The Civil Rights Movement

Communism and the Cold War

Cultural Developments and Individual Contributions of the 1920’s

Geographic Understandings

The Great Depression and the New Deal

Modern America

Technology in the Second Half of the Last Century

World War II

Instructional Resources

5th Grade Curriculum Map

Fifth Grade Curriculum Map

Sample Units

Unit 1: Connecting Themes 
Unit 2: Citizenship, Business, and the Government NEW Document Set
Unit 3: Bigger, Better, Faster: The Changing Nation NEW Document Set
Unit 4: War and Prosperity Source Set
Unit 5: The Great Depression and the New Deal Source Set Stock Market Simulation
Unit 6: Another World War NEWSource Set
Unit 7: War Turns ColdSource Set
Unit 8: Civil Rights Address Civil WrongsSource Set
Unit 9: United States from 1975 to the Digital AgeSource Set
Unit 10: Building a Budget

Distance Learning Resources

Unit 2: Topic – Reconstruction Refresher

Unit 6: Topic - World War II Debate​

Instructional Activity Videos

Turn of the Century and Arts Integration – 5H1b

Babe Ruth and Infographics – 5H2b

Social Studies Labs

World War I: How do we remember war? PPT

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