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This resource is a great addition to your social studies curriculum! Using these vocabulary cards, you can be sure that your students know the standards, know the essential, distinguished, and extension vocabulary associated with each unit, and are able to fully explain them! Every single social studies standard is assessed within each vocabulary unit purchase, and for many of the standards, there are a plethora of words to use!
These are a great assessment during your social studies time, or these are great to include in centers as a way to focus on extension while you integrate social studies content!
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Each unit is divided into Essential Vocabulary, Locations Vocabulary, and Important People Vocabulary, so that you can help to push your students to higher and higher depths of knowledge within each unit!
Included in this Word Wall Unit:
•5SS.C.30: describe how life changed in America at the turn of the century
•5SS.C.30.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.
•5SS.C.30.b: describe the impact on American life of the Wright brothers (flight), George Washington Carver (science), Alexander Graham Bell (communication), and Thomas Edison (electricity)
•5SS.C.30.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.
•5SS.C.30.d: describe the reasons people immigrated to the United States, from where they emigrated, and where they settled.
•5SS.C.30.e: compare and contrast the effects of the transcontinental railroad in the late 19th century on cowboys, Native Americans, and homesteaders
•5SS.C.31: locate important places related to the turn of the century on a map
•5SS.C.31.a: locate important man-made places: include the Chisholm Trail, Pittsburgh, PA; Kitty Hawk, NC; Pearl Harbor, HI; Montgomery, AL.; and Chicago, IL.
•5SS.C.32: explain the reasons for the spatial patterns of economic activities
•5SS.C.32.a: locate primary agricultural and industrial locations between the end of the Civil War and 1900 and explain how factors such as population, transportation, and resources have influenced these areas (e.g., Pittsburgh's rapid growth in the late nineteenth century).
•5SS.C.32.b: locate primary agricultural and industrial locations since the turn of the 20th century and explain how factors such as population, transportation, and resources have influenced these areas (e.g., Chicago's rapid growth at the turn of the century).