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5th Grade Social Studies  

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

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  • Focus Skill

    Weeks 20-22

    The Cold War

     

    Standards: Transition Year

    GSE: SSGSE5H5

    Essential Question/Learning Targets:

    How do I discuss the origins and the consequences of the Cold War?

    How do I explain the origin and meaning of the term "Iron Curtain"?

    How do I explain how the United States sought to stop the spread of communism through the Berlin Airlift, The Korean War, and The North American Treaty?

    How do I Identify Joseph McCarthy and Nikita Khrushchev?

    How do i discuss the importance of the Cuban Missile Crisis and The Vietnam War?

     

    Vocabulary: Cold War, Iron Curtain, Communism, Berlin Airlift, Korean War, North Atlantic Treaty, Joseph McCarthy, Nikita Khrushchev, Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam War

  • 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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