Social Studies for Fifth Grade - U.S. History - Part II - Flexible Schedule

Amanda Smith
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(1,013)
In this 16-week course, students will learn about the history of the United States from the Civil War to The Civil Rights Movement.

Class experience

US Grade 5
I have over twenty years experience working with and teaching students.  I have a bachelor's degree in both History and Economics.  My master's degree is in Higher Education.  I also have a juris doctorate degree in Law.  Most importantly, I have a passion for teaching, history in particular! 
Homework Offered
Each week learners will receive three to five assignments that can be found in Google Classroom. The assignments include readings and an assignment. Assignments include fill-in-the-blank, writing open-response questions, drawing, and many others. Students will also complete three projects during the class. Each project will be centered around one of the topics we are learning about, and students will have a variety of choices to choose from that matches their interests. Examples of projects include: making a short film, developing a virtual presentation, writing an essay, creating a game, creating a family interview, creating a fashion review, creating a pamphlet, and many more.
2 - 4 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Students will receive four grade reports throughout the class (approximately every four weeks). The grade report will detail grades on assignments and class participation. A final letter grade can be given if requested.
Grades Offered
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Assignments  and topics will include information about various historical events and subjects that can be sensitive in nature.  All assignments will be kept at an age-appropriate manner.
Resources from the Library of Congress Native American Collection and the National Museum of the American Indian will be used during our unit on the First Civilizations as well as throughout the course.  This include maps, images, recordings, first-hand accounts and documents.  These resources can be found at:

Resources from the Library of Congress will be used during the slavery unit which includes photos and first-hand accounts.  These resources can be found at:

Meet the teacher

Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(1,013)
Hello Outschool Families!  My name is Amanda and I am an attorney, licensed in both Ohio and Kentucky.  I also have a master's degree in Higher Education and a Bachelor's Degree in Economics and History.  While I enjoy the law, my real passion is... 
Flex Class


weekly or $190 for 16 weeks
16 weeks

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(1)
Completed by 5 learners
No live video meetings
Ages 9-11

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