School Improvement in Maryland

Using the State Standards: Social Studies, Grade 5

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Peoples of the Nation and World:

Social Studies:

Standard 2.0 Peoples of the Nation and World

Student will understand the diversity and commonality, human interdependence, and global cooperation of the people of Maryland, the United States, and the World through a multicultural and a historic perspective.

Topic

A. Elements of Culture

Indicator

  • 1. Describe the various cultures of colonial societies and how the environment influenced them
Objectives
  1. Describe how environment and location influenced the cultures and lifestyle
  2. Define the social, political, and religious components of the early colonies
  3. Analyze the religious beliefs of early settlers, the motives for migration and the difficulties they encountered in early settlements

Topic

B. Cultural Diffusion

Indicator

  • 1. Analyze how native societies were influenced by the diverse cultures of the explorers and settlers
Objectives
  1. Compare perspectives of Native American, Africans, and the European explorers
  2. Describe how cultures changed as a result of Native American, African, and European interaction

Indicator

  • 2. Analyze how increased diversity in the colonies resulted from immigration, settlement patterns and economic development
Objectives
  1. Analyze how the influx of immigrants led to economic growth and cultural diversity
  2. Provide examples of how the interactions of various groups resulted in the borrowing and sharing of traditions and technology

Topic

C. Conflict and Compromise

Indicator

  • 1. Analyze factors that affected relationships in the colonial period
Objectives
  1. Analyze how conflict affected relationships among individuals and groups, such as early settlers and Native Americans, free and enslaved people
  2. Provide the examples of conflicts and compromises among differing groups of people during the Constitutional Convention

Date: 1/27/2015