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Grade 5 Social Studies and U.S. History Part 1 of 4 Full Curriculum

Tina Hugall MHA MBA
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(844)
Come and join us for Part 1 (of 4) of Fifth Grade American History, we will explore the who-where-why's of colonial history and explore many of the different people who helped shaped the beginning of the United States.

Class experience

US Grade 4 - 7
Follows Teacher-Created Curriculum
8 lessons//8 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
North American early history
We will learn several of the different theories as to how the first inhabitants of North America arrived and examine many of the different Native American cultures across the continent Part 1
 Week 2
Lesson 2
North American early history
We will examine many of the different Native American cultures across the continent Part 2
 Week 3
Lesson 3
European Expansion
From the Scandinavians to the Europeans, we will examine the reasons for exploration and expansion, and the impact Columbus and others had on the Taíno
 Week 4
Lesson 4
English colonization
Reasons for expansion and trade; What really happened at Roanoke?; Jamestown - Who were these settlers, what was their relationship with the Powhatan Confederacy, the impact of Pocahontas
 Week 5
Lesson 5
Life in New England
What really happened in Salem, Massachusetts?
 Week 6
Lesson 6
British America
The Shared Histories of Canada, and the American Colonies; How were the colonies different and what was life like there for different people?
 Week 7
Lesson 7
Explore the beginning of African Slavery in the colonies
What was the Transatlantic Slave Trade? How did it shape politics, culture, and peoples lives?
 Week 8
Lesson 8
The Seven Years War
Why was the fur trade so important?
Our goals for this class are to:

Write about what we learn through a traditional essay format.
Use primary sources and different types of media (such as film and art) to learn about historical events.
Learn about historical events through the context of geography and how it affected different events.
Research, organize, and present their research on various topics, events, and figures.
Discuss topics while focusing on using specific details, facts, and reasons to support their opinions.
Use technology to research both past and current events and topics. 
Deepen their understanding of government and civic responsibility.
I have been an educator on Outschool since February of 2018. I have my MBA and MHA, both of which have taught me the value of conducting research and asking questions.  I have a passion for history, organization, reading, and learning. You can usually find me in the middle of 2-3 books or watching a documentary.

I am also an Outschool ACE Educator, which means that I continually seek out ways to improve my teaching skills and knowledge, as well as the learner experience. Some of the seminars/courses that I have attended in the past are: Foundations for Teaching and Learning About Native Americans; The Presence and Absence of Asian America: What Truths Lie Beyond the Headlines; Using the “Diary of Anne Frank” to Amplify Students’ Voices; Painting a Just Picture – Art and Activism. 
Homework Offered
Each week, learners will be given 2-3 options for homework. This class will utilize a combination of project-based learning, virtual field trips, short articles to read and summarize, short research topics, movies or short youtube videos to watch and review, and books to read.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Final Grades will be given upon request based on work completed.
Grades Offered
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
This class will cover early U.S. History, which includes topics of war, slavery, and discrimination. All topics will be at an age appropriate level. 

This class will utilize Youtube videos for sharing of lecture videos, as well as supplemental lessons. All Youtube videos are embedded into the Outschool platform. This class may also utilize Kahoot. Learners will be given a direct link and game pin to play. 
Some of the sources used for this class are, but not limited to: 
National Geographic
Library of Congress
The American Yawp https://www.americanyawp.com/
An Indigenous People's History of the United States - Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
The Birth of America - William R. Polk
The American Revolution in Indian Country - Colin G. Calloway
A People's History of the United States: 1492 to Present - Howard Zinn
Sword of Empire: The Spanish Conquest of the Americas from Columbus to Cortés, 1492-1529 - Donald Chipman
The Colonization of North America 1492-1783 - Herbert Bolton
Before the Revolution: America's Ancient Pasts - Daniel Richter
National Women's History Museum https://www.womenshistory.org/education-
Indian Country Today resources/biographies/pocahontashttps://indiancountrytoday.com/archive/true-story-pocahontas-historical-myths-versus-sad-reality
American Indian https://www.americanindianmagazine.org/story/pocahontas-first-marriage-powhatan-side-story
The Devil in the Shape of a Woman: Witchcraft in Colonial New England - Carol Karlsen
The Devil in Massachusetts - Marion Starkey
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(844)

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