Social Studies


National Geography Bee Study Resources

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Study your maps! What countries are in what oceans!
World Oceans Learn about the world’s oceans

National Geo Bee Website: National Geo Bee
Select Take Today's Quiz or Study Corner


Explorers Video Links

Samuel de Champlain https://youtu.be/0Ei6ZcP4WQ8
Hernando de Soto

Ferdinand Magellan https://youtu.be/Y94s85-Crew
List of famous explorers from the Age of Exploration:
http://www.sjusd.org/leland/teachers/sgillis/mapping/Famous_Explorers.pdf

Great source for world wide explorers and their tools (excluding Cabot and de Leon).
http://exploration.marinersmuseum.org/

More explorers including John Cabot and Ponce de Leon
http://www.history.com/topics/exploration

Mr. Nussbaum's explorers page
http://mrnussbaum.com/explorers/age/

Simple outline of the Age of Exploration and timeline
http://www.english-online.at/history/age-of-exploration/explorers-and-navigators.htm


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Links - ( Nat Geo Bee Resources Below- scroll down )

Explorers

List of famous explorers from the Age of Exploration:
http://www.sjusd.org/leland/teachers/sgillis/mapping/Famous_Explorers.pdf

Great source for world wide explorers and their tools (excluding Cabot and de Leon).
http://exploration.marinersmuseum.org/

More explorers including John Cabot and Ponce de Leon
http://www.history.com/topics/exploration

Mr. Nussbaum's explorers page
http://mrnussbaum.com/explorers/age/

Simple outline of the Age of Exploration and timeline
http://www.english-online.at/history/age-of-exploration/explorers-and-navigators.htm

Memorial Library Research Resources- Britannica & Info Bits

National Geography Bee Study Resources

Nat Geo Kids: US Road trip Game (Kids can make a free account)

National Geo Bee Website: National Geo Bee
Select Take Today's Quiz or Study Corner

Road Trip Quizzes (only practice the ones in the U.S.)

Road Trip Photo Gallery(scroll down to the Best US Road Trips)




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Click on video link below:


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Causes of the American Revolution Webquest
You Decide? Patriot or Loyalist?








Loyalist in the Revolution

Colonial Response to Townshend Acts

Videos:

SS Fieldtrip to Concord & Lexington, Monday, April 27th!
**Know Your Fieldtrip Role- on Google Classroom**
Watch the following Liberty's Kids Videos to get ready:
** 2 PTS. Extra Credit for Each Video Watched**
** 3 PTS. Extra Credit for Each Video Watched**


Study for the Ch. 5 Test on Quizlet


What Kind of Smart Are You?















13 Colonies Quiz!!!
TH- 232 and FR - 234

Here are the links to some games to help you study:




Mystery Skype- Mrs. Burns, Social Studies

















Last Year's Entries:
Quizlet Instructions: (Use to Study for Ch. 5 Test 2/13 (232)  and 2/14 (234)

Go to http://quizlet.com/ On the right hand side under Search Quizlet: type in : memorialscience.   Select SS Ch. 5 Vocabulary from the list. You can quiz yourself with flashcards or play games like Scatter and Space Race.


13 Colonies Game ( Study for Quiz: 234: Jan 30  232: Feb 1)

http://www.softschools.com/social_studies/13_colonies_map/ 


Civics Project Links: http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/charters.html   Charters of Freedom...historical documents

Branches of Government & Historical Documents: http://bensguide.gpo.gov/3-5/index.html

**See Examples in 5th Grade Hallway**
Choose one of the 4 topics to create your poster board presentation on:
-Declaration of Independence
-Constitution
-Bill of Rights
-Three Branches of U.S. Government

ü      Each poster board should not be bigger than 22”x 28” (standard size) and no smaller than 12” x 18”.

ü      Each poster must contain 2-3 graphics, photographs or drawings

ü      Each poster should contain the following information:

o       Branches of Government

§         What are the 3 branches of our federal government? Why 3 branches?

§         Who works in each of the 3 branches?

§         What kind of work is done in each branch?

o       Historical Documents:

§         Why was the document written?

§         What is the main or big idea(s) of the document? (What does it say?)

·         Bill of Rights-pick 3 to explain and give examples

§         Why is it important to our country


Glogster Link: http://edu.glogster.com/ 

Social Studies Links for American Revolution Project:

http://www.theamericanrevolution.org/


http://www.pbs.org/ktca/liberty/ (battles: Chronicles of Rev) 






http://www2.lhric.org/spbattle/wohist.html (American Revolution Women)




To view our Voicethread account about the Battle of Lexington click here:
http://voicethread.com/share/1612311/

Want to play the Maya & Aztec MesoAmerican Ball Game at Home?

Try this link: http://www.ballgame.org/



Our Year in Social Studies:

Artifacts/Primary Sources
First Americans (Mayas, Incas, and Aztecs)
Explorers
Colonial Life
American Revolution
Our Nation
Westward Exploration