Social Studies - 5th Grade
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Mr. Ryan Osburn, Social Studies
ryan.osburn@mndcty.k12.mo.us

5th Grade Social Studies -- 2015-16 School Year



Week 33 -- 4/11-4/15
  • Monday -- Chapter 13 Vocabulary and Google Drawing Assignment (1st two parts are due on Wednesday)
  • Tuesday -- Finish Google Drawing Northern Economy and Northern Business Advertisement (Due on Wednesday)
  • TUESDAY -- HAND BACK ECONOMICS TEST FROM FRIDAY -- RETAKE ON WEDNESDAY PLEASE STUDY!!!
  • Wednesday -- Work on Southern Economy and Southern Plantation Profile (Due on Thursday end of Class)
  • Thursday -- In Class Review over Chapter 13 Key Terms
  • Friday - - Quiz over Chapter 13 Key Terms

Week 32: 4/5
  • Tuesday -- Economics Vocabulary -- Quiz on Friday over the Vocabulary -- PLEASE STUDY HARD!
  • Wednesday -- Scarcity Worksheet

Week 31: 3/29
  • Tuesday -- California Gold Rush -- In Class Vocabulary, Key People & Newspaper Headline (All Done in class)
  • Wednesday -- Gold Rush Guided Reading
  • Thursday -- Gold Rush Review
  • Friday -- Gold Rush Test

Week 30: 3/21
  • Monday -- Alamo Worksheet -- Only Multiple Choice Questions (We will do the writing questions on Tuesday in class)
  • Tuesday -- Alamo Video and Writing Questions
  • Wednesday -- Oregon Trail and Alamo Review Questions
  • Thursday -- Oregon Trail and Alamo Quiz

Week 28 -- 3/7-3/9
  • Monday -- Oregon Trail Worksheet
Week 27 -- 2/29-3/3
  • Monday & Tuesday -- Trail of Tears Group Project
  • Wednesday -- Trail of Tears project is due.

Week 26: 2/22-2/26
  • Monday -- Trail of Tears worksheet: Due Tuesday beginning of Class

Week 25: 2/16-2/19
  • Tuesday/Wednesday & Thursday -- Industrial Revolution Project
  • Thursday -- Review for Industrial Revolution Test
  • Friday -- Industrial Revolution Test
Week 23 -- 2/2-2/5
  • Tuesday -- Louisiana Purchase & Lewis and Clark Review
  • Wednesday -- Go over Review (Test on Friday)

Week 22 -- 1/25-1/29 HUGE Reminder -- Kids are making a keelboat, a conestoga wagon or a dugout canoe for FRIDAY -- Due on 1/29
  • Monday & Tuesday -- Lewis and Clark Booklet pages 1-5. Please have pages 1-5 on Wednesday
  • Wednesday & Friday -- Lewis and Clark Booklet pages 6-10 -- Please have pages 6-10 done on Monday beginning of class.
  • Thursday -- 25 Review Questions over Louisiana Purchase & Lewis and Clark
  • Friday -- 25 Review Questions over Louisiana Purchase & Lewis and Clark

Week 21 -- 1/19-1/23
  • Tuesday -- Louisiana Purchase Worksheet

Week 20 -- 1/11/-1/15
  • Monday & Tuesday -- Vocabulary Activity and National Government Worksheet
  • Wednesday -- Review for Quiz on Friday: Matching Branches of Government (There is 15); Vocabulary Words (There are 15) & Review questions (There are 10) We have been over all of correct answers all three days this week.
  • Thursday -- No Class (Thumbs up Thursday)
  • Friday -- Quiz

Week of 19: 1/5-1/8
  • Tuesday -- Battle of Yorktown: Due Beginning of Class on Wednesday!!! WE SHUT THE DOOR ON THE BRITISH!!!!
  • Wednesday -- Articles of Confederation: Due Beginning of Class Thursday --
  • Thursday -- Articles of Confederation (Create a Tombstone Activity) -- Due Friday -- No Quiz Tomorrow.
  • Friday -- Shay's Rebellion and Articles of Confederation Video

Week 16: 11/30 - 12/4
  • Monday -- Boston Massacre Worksheet
  • Tuesday -- Boston Tea Party Video and Question
  • Thursday & Friday -- Johnny Tremain Movie
  • Friday -- Battles of Lexington and Concord Worksheet

Week 14 -- 11/16-11/20
  • Monday -- Southern Colonies Worksheet & Discussed Terror Attacks in Europe
  • Tuesday -- Handed out the Chapter 4 Review (Please work on vocabulary and map) We worked on Triangular Trade and Middle Passage in Class
  • Wednesday -- NE, Middle & Southern Colonies Review (Test Friday)
  • Thursday -- Review Game
  • Friday -- Test

Week 13 - 11/9-11/13
  • Monday & Tuesday -- Work on New England Colonies and Middle Colonies
  • Wednesday -- Veterans Day Video
  • Thursday -- Middle Colonies Assignment --
Week 12: 11/3-11/6
  • Tuesday -- New England Colonies Worksheet due on Wednesday beginning of class
  • Wednesday and Thursday -- New England Colonies (We are doing this in class in a group)
  • Quiz On Friday over the I can statements that the students worked on in Class on Wednesday.
  • Thursday -- We didn't have enough class time to finish the New England project in class today. We will finish Friday in class and take the quiz on Monday.

Week 11: 10/25-10/30
  • Monday -- Mayflower Reading and Questions (Finish in Class Monday) -- Video
  • Tuesday -- Plymouth Colony Cartography Activity & Map of Europe -- We will work on this in class on Tuesday (Due Wednesday beginning of class) We didn't get to the map of Europe today in Class. We will do the Map of Europe Wednesday in Class.
  • Wednesday: Jamestown and Plymouth Review (Test on Friday)
  • Thursday -- Jamestown and Plymouth Review Game in Class
  • Friday -- Test over Jamestown and Plymouth

Week 10: 10/20- 10/22
  • Monday -- No Class
  • Tuesday -- John Smith Game online (No Homework)
Week 9: 10/12-10/16
  • Monday -- Lost Colony Worksheet Part 1 is Due on Tuesday.
  • Tuesday -- Lost Colony Part 2 -- Due Wednesday.
  • Wednesday -- No Homework
  • Thursday -- Jamestown Worksheet is due on Friday
Week 8: 10/6-10/9
  • Tuesday -- Conquistador introduction. No Homework
  • Wednesday -- Conquistador Guided Reading in class. Handed out Map of the US (all 50 states will be tested over on Friday)
  • Conquistador Magazine Cover (Due on Friday) We will work on them in class on Thursday!

Week 7: 9/28-10/2
  • Monday -- Watch Marco Polo Video -- Finish Age of Exploration Timeline (Due on Tuesday) -- I also handed out the Age of Exploration Challenge Activity -- Please pick one of them to make (Viking Ship, Viking Coin or Age of Exploration Sailing Instrument) REMEMBER -- CHOOSE ONLY 1
  • Tuesday -- Eastern States Map (Quiz on Friday) -- 26 States in this Region
  • Wednesday -- In Class Cartography Activity (We are making a map of Europe and Asia) We will do this in Class together. We also took a pretest over the 26 States in the Northeast Region. Please study!!!
  • Thursday -- In Class Cartography Activity (Europe Map is due on Friday and Asia Map will be finished during Class) Quiz over the 26 States in the East and Age of Exploration Challenge is due on Friday too!
Week 6: (9/22-9/25)
  • Monday -- No School
  • Tuesday -- Finish Inca Project (Due on Wednesday when class starts)
  • Wednesday -- No Homework -- Study Western States Map.
  • Thursday -- Age of Exploration Start (Marco Polo) (Western States Map -- Quiz on Friday)


Week 5 (9/14-9/18)
  • Monday -- No Homework -- Quiz over 9 States in the Northeast on Friday.
  • Tuesday -- Aztecs Worksheet due on Thursday (Review 22 key terms from earlier in quarter -- quiz on Friday over 9 states and 22 terms)
  • Thursday -- Aztec Group Project Sheet is due on Friday. Quiz on Friday 22 Vocab words, 9 states and all Continents)


Week #4 (9/8-9/11)
  • Tuesday -- Western States Quiz on Friday. Also -- Beringia Land Bridge Chapter 1 Challenge is Due on Friday. Each Student will be required to create a land bridge that represents the Beringia Land Bridge. Each Land Bridge will need: Asia and North America labeled & a land bridge connecting the 2 continents. Nomads and Animals are also required.
  • Wednesday -- Chapter 1: Section 1 Vocabulary and Chapter 1 Section 1 Reading Activity will be due on Thursday.

Week #3 (8/31-9/3)
  • Monday -- US Physical Map (10 Places- We did it together in class) & South Region 16 States. Quiz on Thursday over the Physical Map and South Region.

  • Tuesday -- Review Quizzes from Friday and make vocabulary note cards. Rocky Mountain Worksheet is due on Wednesday. REMINDER Quiz on Friday (US Physical Map, 16 States in the South Region and 22 Vocabulary Words from last quiz. We made flashcards today for vocabulary words. Please Study.

  • Wednesday -- Great Lakes Guided Reading Worksheet is due on Thursday. Please Study for the Quiz!!
Week #2 --
  • Monday -- 5 Themes of Geography Review Game. Continents and Oceans Worksheet due on Tuesday. We will not start Chapter 1 until next week. This will be used for reviewing of key terms and places.

  • Tuesday -- Week #2 Vocabulary was assigned. There is no homework for Wednesday. Please study for the quiz on Friday (Vocab, Oceans, Continents and Midwestern US States



  • Wednesday -- Finish vocabulary Words -- Quiz on Friday
  • Thursday -- Review for Quiz and Landforrms Worksheet
  • Friday -- Quiz over -- Continents & Oceans, Midwestern States, 5 Themes of Geography and vocabulary words!

  • Week #1

Monday -- No Class


Tuesday -- Class Introduction. Current Events Charleston Shooting and Chris Singleton Questions (Front Side Only) -- These questions are from and ESPN video.


Wednesday -- Pass out books & Classroom Expectations: No Homework


Thursday -- Geography/1st Quarter Pretest


Friday -- Chapter 1 Section 1 --