Fifth Grade Unit 2

Girl Student with Books

1. What can be learned about the Revolutionary Era through reading?
  a. This means I can read and write with comprehension about the revolutionary war.
    Subject Title Series
Revolutionary War Allies At Last/Honor and Compromise Liberty's Kids
Revolutionary War Background of the American Revolutionary War
Revolutionary War Born Free and Equal/The Man Who Would Not Be King Liberty's Kids
Revolutionary War Causes of the Revolution (1765-1774) American Revolution for Students
Revolutionary War Creating a New Nation (1783-1791) American Revolution for Students
Revolutionary War Declaring Independence (1774-1776) American Revolution for Students
Revolutionary War Fighting for Independence: Revolutionary War Colonial and Founding Period
Revolutionary War German Americans Multi-Cultural Peoples of North America
Revolutionary War Going Home/We The People Liberty's Kids
Revolutionary War Hands on History
Revolutionary War Our Country's Flag
Revolutionary War Road to Revolution (1763-1774) American Revolution: From Colonies to Constitution
Revolutionary War The Boston Tea Party/Intolerable Acts Liberty's Kids
Revolutionary War The First Fourth of July/New York, New York Liberty's Kids
Revolutionary War The Hessians Are Coming/Valley Forge Liberty's Kids
Revolutionary War The New Frontier/Not Yet Begun to Fight Liberty's Kids
Revolutionary War The Revolutionary War (1776-1783) American Revolution for Students
Revolutionary War U.S. Flag Symbols of America
Revolutionary War United We Stand/Liberty or Death! Liberty's Kids
Revolutionary War War of Independence American Revolution: From Colonies to Constitution
b. This means I can distinguish between Primary and Secondary sources and present research.
  Subject Title Series
Notable People Benjamin Franklin Great Americans for Children
Notable People George Washington Great Americans for Children
Notable People George Washington American Heroes and Heroines
Notable People George Washington (1st) Our Presidents in America's History
Notable People Long Knives Native Americans and Frontiersmen
Notable People Paul Revere Tall Tales and Legends
Notable People Revolutionary War Heroes Great Americans for Children
Notable People Six Revolutionary War Figures
Notable People Tecumseh Native Americans and Frontiersmen
Notable People The Midnight Ride/The Shot Heard 'Round the World Liberty's Kids
Notable People Washington at Valley Forge Early Americans in History
Notable People Washington Takes Command/Common Sense Liberty's Kids
Writing Writing About Autobiography Club Write Kids
c. This means I can understand and use language components correctly in speaking and writing.
  Subject Title Series
Grammar America Rock Schoolhouse Rock!
Grammar Eight Parts of Speech Language Arts
Grammar Grammar Rock Schoolhouse Rock!
Grammar Schoolhouse Rock! Grammar Schoolhouse Rock! Classroom Edition
Grammar Sentence Structure Grammar Tips for Students
Grammar Using Adjectives, Adverbs and Other Modifiers Grammar Tips for Students
Grammar Using Capitalization and Punctuation Grammar Tips for Students
Grammar Using Clauses and Phrases Grammar Tips for Students
Grammar Using End Marks and Commas Grammar Tips for Students
Grammar Using Nouns and Pronouns Grammar Tips for Students
Grammar Using Verbs Grammar Tips for Students
2. What early events led to the Declaration of Independence?
  a. This means I can explain the sequence of events that led to the Declaration of Independence.
    Subject Title Series
Declaration of Independence America In Its Own Words My America: Building A Democracy
Declaration of Independence American Independence American History for Children
Declaration of Independence American Revolution United States History - Origins WWII
Declaration of Independence Ben and Me
Declaration of Independence Declaration of Independence Symbols of America
Declaration of Independence Declaring Independence (1774-1776) American Revolution for Students
Declaration of Independence Getting to Know John Adams Getting To Know the U.S. Presidents
Declaration of Independence Getting to Know Thomas Jefferson Getting To Know the U.S. Presidents
Declaration of Independence Historic Philadelphia Field Trips to Yesterday
Declaration of Independence History of the U.S. Government United States Government
Declaration of Independence Images of Liberty Symbols of America
Declaration of Independence Independence Day Holidays for Children
Declaration of Independence Independence Philadelphia 1774-1800
Declaration of Independence Lexington, Concord, and Independence American History: Birth of a Nation
Declaration of Independence Our Founding Documents Citizens Rule
Declaration of Independence The American Revolution United States Origins to 2000 History
Declaration of Independence The Declaration of Independence United States Government
Declaration of Independence The First Fourth of July/New York, New York Liberty's Kids
Declaration of Independence The Journey of the One and Only Declaration of Independence
Declaration of Independence The Making of America's Presidency Our Presidents in America's History
Declaration of Independence The Revolutionary War (1776-1783) American Revolution for Students
Declaration of Independence Thomas Jefferson Great Americans for Children
Declaration of Independence Will You Sign Here John Hancock?
Declaration of Independence World Turned Upside Down
3. How did the events of the Revolution impact the people?
  a. This means I can read and write about the impact of the Revolutionary War.
    Subject Title Series
Impact Boston Tea Party/Shot Heard Around the World Johnny Tremain
Impact Independence Day Holidays for Children
Impact Johnny Tremain
Impact Paul Revere Tall Tales and Legends
Impact Paul Revere's Boston Video Field Trip
Impact Road to Revolution Field Trips to Yesterday
Impact Six Revolutionary War Figures
Impact The Midnight Ride/The Shot Heard 'Round the World Liberty's Kids
Impact Then What Happened, Paul Revere?
b. This means I can conduct on specific topics and create a multi-media presentation.
  Subject Title Series
Leaders Benjamin Franklin Great Americans for Children
Leaders Born Free and Equal/The Man Who Would Not Be King Liberty's Kids
Leaders Causes of the Revolution (1765-1774) American Revolution for Students
Leaders Declaring Independence (1774-1776) American Revolution for Students
Leaders George Washington American Heroes and Heroines
Leaders George Washington The Animated Hero Classics
Leaders George Washington Animated Hero Classics
Leaders George Washington Great Americans for Children
Leaders Getting to Know John Adams Getting to Know the U.S. Presidents
Leaders Independence Philadelphia 1774-1800
Leaders Lexington, Concord and Independence American History: Birth of a Nation
Leaders Revolutionary War Heroes Great Americans for Children
Leaders Shh! We're Writing the Constitution
Leaders The Hessians are Coming/Valley Forge Liberty's Kids
Leaders United States Constitution American History for Children
Leaders United We Stand/Liberty or Death! Liberty's Kids
Leaders Valley Forge Video Field Trip
Leaders Washington At Valley Forge Early Americans in History
Leaders Washington Takes Command/Common Sense Liberty's Kids
Leaders Why Don't You Get a Horse, Sam Adams?
4. How was the United States Constitution created?
  b. This means I can understand and discuss the purpose of government and the role it plays in my life.
    Subject Title Series
Government A History of the Presidency American Government for Children
Government A More Perfect Union: America Becomes a Nation
Government A New Nation (1776-1815) United States Origins to 2000 History
Government Allies At Last/Honor and Compromise Liberty's Kids
Government America In Its Own Words My America: Building a Democracy
Government Americana Tell Me Why
Government Becoming an Active Citizen My America: Building a Democracy
Government Comparative Government United States Government
Government Constitution Day Holidays for Children
Government Constitution of the United States Symbols of America
Government Creating a New Nation (1783-1791) American Revolution for Students
Government Democracy and Reform United States History - Origins to 2000
Government Equal Rights for All American History for Children
Government Federal, State and Local Government American Government for Children
Government George Washington America's Story
Government History and Functions of the Supreme Court History and Function of the U.S. Government
Government History of the U.S. Government United States Government
Government How We Elect a President Citizens Rule
Government Independence Philadelphia, 1774-1800
Government Our Founding Documents Citizens Rule
Government Rights and Responsibilities of U.S. Citizenship United States Government
Government Shaping the New Nation American Revolution: From Colonies to Constitution
Government The Declaration of Independence United States Government
Government The Executive Branch United States Government
Government The Great Transition History of American Indian Achievements
Government The Judicial Branch United States Government
Government The Legislative Branch United States Government
Government The Process of U.S. Government United States Government
Government The U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights United States Government
Government The U.S. Federal System United States Government
Government This is Our Government Our United States Collection
Government U.S. Foreign Policy United States Government
Government United States Constitution American History for Children
Government We the People of the United States
c. This means I can determine the main goals of the Preamble.
  Subject Title Series
Preamble Constitution Day Holidays for Children
Preamble Constitution of the United States Symbols of America
Preamble We the People of the United States
d. This means I can describe the branches of government and their specific functions.
  Subject Title Series
Branches The Executive Branch United States Government
Branches The Judicial Branch United States Government
Branches The Legislative Branch United States Government
Branches The Three Branches of Government American Government for Children
Branches We The People of the United States
e. This means I can research and report on a patriotic tradition and explain its significance.
  Subject Title Series
Patriotic Tradition A Pledge Is A Promise My America: Building a Democracy
Patriotic Tradition Election Day Holidays for Children
Patriotic Tradition Flag Day/Citizenship Day America's Special Days
Patriotic Tradition Our Country's Flag
Patriotic Tradition Pledge and the Anthem: Behind the Words
Patriotic Tradition Pledge of Allegiance
Patriotic Tradition Symbols of America Citizens Rule
Patriotic Tradition Symbols of Freedom and Justice My America: Building a Democracy
Patriotic Tradition The Story of the National Anthem My America: Building a Democracy
Patriotic Tradition U.S. Flag Symbols of America
Patriotic Tradition U.S. Songs and Poems American History for Children
Patriotic Tradition U.S. Symbols Our United States Collection
Patriotic Tradition U.S. Symbols Our Modern U.S. History
Patriotic Tradition United States Flag American History for Children
5. How has the U.S. Constitution been amended and interpreted over time?
  b. This means I can read, discuss, and analyze the significance of each amendment.
    Subject Title Series
Amendments Hail to the Chief: Presidential Elections
Amendments One Woman, One Vote (Part 1 and 2) American Experience
Amendments Reconstruction and Segregation (1865-1910) United States Origins to 2000 History
Amendments Road to the White House: How We Elect Our President
Amendments We the People of the United States
Bill of Rights A More Perfect Union: America Becomes a Nation
Bill of Rights A New Nation (1776-1815) United States History - Origins to 2000
Bill of Rights America in Its Own Words My America: Building a Democracy
Bill of Rights Community Rules and Laws Community Helpers
Bill of Rights Constitution of the United States Symbols of America
Bill of Rights Equal Rights for All American History for Children
Bill of Rights Our Founding Documents Citizens Rule!
Bill of Rights Shaping a New Nation American Revolution: From Colonies to Constitution
Bill of Rights The U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights United States Government
Bill of Rights United States Constitution American History for Children
c. This means I can discuss how Supreme Court decisions have affected the citizens of the United States.
  Subject Title Series
Supreme Court History and Functions of the Supreme Court History and Function of the U.S. Government
Supreme Court How Our Laws are Made My America: Building a Democracy
Supreme Court Judicial Branch Understanding the Constitution
Supreme Court The Judicial Branch United States Government