This 126-page file is a unit about how life changed in America at the turn of the century (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standards – SS5H3). The presentation includes notes (facts, dates, events, etc.) and images related to this time period. There are also many printables, activities, and review games included in the file. The graphic organizers and foldables are perfect for your students' Social Studies Interactive Notebooks!
~”Water” You Learning? activating activity – slides 4-5
~Who’s and What’s graphic organizer – slides 6-8
~CLOZE notes and Key (for note-taking during the presentation) – slides 9-21
~Key Vocabulary foldables & Keys – slides 22-26
~Turn of the Century Notes (facts, images, dates, etc.) – slides 27 - 99
~Turn of the Century Comprehension Questions & Key (could also be used as a quiz) – slides 100-102
~Cattle Drive Job Application printable – slides 103-104
~The Award Goes To… (Inventors) printable – slides 105-106
~Commemorative Coin (America’s Role in World Affairs) printable – slides 107-108
~Get Your Game On (Emigration) printable – slides 109-110
~Injustice Citation (Native Americans) printable – slides 111-112
~Find Someone Who Knows About… review activity (or study guide) – slides 113-114
~Tie It All Together Ticket Out the Door – slides 115-117
~I Have, Who Has? review game -- slides 118-126
*This file is aligned to the Georgia Performance Standards for 5th grade Social Studies:
SS5H3 The student will describe how life changed in America at the turn of the century.
a. Describe the role of the cattle trails in the late 19th century; include the Black Cowboys of Texas, the Great Western Cattle Trail, and the Chisholm Trail.
b. Describe the impact on American life of the Wright brothers (flight), George Washington Carver (science), Alexander Graham Bell (communication), and Thomas Edison (electricity).
c. Explain how William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt expanded America’s role in the world; include the Spanish-American War and the building of the Panama Canal.
d. Describe the reasons people emigrated to the United States, from where they emigrated, and where they settled.
e. Describe the impact of westward expansion on Native Americans; include the Battle of the Little Bighorn and the relocation of Native Americans to reservations.
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United States History Bundle
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