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5th Grade Social Studies  

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History from "The Civil War" to "The Digital Age"

  • Focus Skill

    Weeks 10-13

    "U.S. Involvement in WWI"


    Standards: Transition Year

    GSE: SSGSE5H2 a-b

    Essential Question/Learning Targets:

     * Can we recall key people, places and events during WWI and Post WWI? What was the "Jazz Age?"

    * SS5H4a. Explain how German attacks on US shipping during the war in Europe (1914-1917) ultimately led the US to join the fight against Germany, including the sinking of the Lusitania and the Treaty of Versailles.

    SS5H4b. Describe the cultural developments and individual contributions in the 1920's of the Jazz Age.


    Vocabulary: Lusitania, Allies, Axis, Uboats, Physical Impact, Political Impact, Economic Impact

  • New GSE Standards

    Due to the new  Georgia Standards of Excellence sdopted beginning the 2017-2018 school year, The Civil War Standards will be covered in both the 4th grade and the 5th grade this year. 

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