Introduction to the Age of Exploration

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  • Social Studies

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  • 5th Grade


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  • RI.5.6 - Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent.
  • RI.5.7 - Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.
  • H1.5.3 - Discuss the interactions of early explorers with native cultures.
  • H1.5.4 - Identify the contributions of Native Americans, Europeans, and Africans to North American beliefs and traditions.
  • H1.5.5 - Describe the social, political, and religious lives of people in the New England, Middle, and Southern colonies.
  • H1.5.6 - Identify individuals and groups responsible for founding and settling the American colonies.
  • H1.5.7 - Examine the cultural exchange among the Native Americans, Europeans, and Africans.
  • H2.5.1 - Describe motivations for and expeditions of European exploration of the Americas.

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