5th Grade: American History
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Overview Yearly Schedule
Units of Study
1: First Americans
2: Cultures Meet (Explorers)
3. Settling the Colonies
4. American Revolution
5: Governing the Nation
6: Western Expansion
Harcourt Reflections Text
Come and celebrate the 5th grade year as we explore our American heritage together. The list of study units will provide an overview of the topics to be covered.
T3: Voyage of Discovery
Fifth graders who have joined the Voyage of Discovery will retrace the steps of the Lewis and Clark expedition. We'll move along their historical route, pausing at selected points. Click here for more information.
Important Dates to Remember:
November 2, 2017 - Explorers/Biography Presentation Day
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Third, Fourth & Fifth graders may participate in this event. We will have additional events for K-2 in a separate room. The entire family is invited to the Explorer's Potluck.
December 14, 2017- Colonial Celebration
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. The entire family is invited to attend. (Note - there will be a Christmas theme at this event.)
February 8, 2018 - Walk Through American History
11:00 a.m - 3:30 p.m. Fifth graders will have priority for this event. Additional siblings, 3rd grade and up will be asked to attend if needed. (This is a team event, participants will need to prepare to stay for the entire day.)
May 3, 2018- The Oregon Trail The entire family is encouraged to navigate the 2000 mile Oregon Trail (the entire Hickman campus) in your own wagon party.