America’s Beginning
To have enough time to cover the big ideas in 5th Grade history (American Revolution, Forming a Nation, and States and Capitals, we will cover chapters 7, 4,5,6, and 8.  States and capitals will be covered the entire second semester.


Unit 7: Forming a New Nation

Williamsburg Kids

Unit 8: A Nation Moves West

Unit 9: States and Capitals

States Puzzle

            Ben’s Guide Highlights:
Our Nation    
Historical Documents
Branches of Government    How Laws are Made
Election Process    
Citizenship    
US Symbols
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America’s Story Highlights:
Amazing Americans    Jump Back in Time
Explore the States
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