The United States History contains the following units:
Ancient & Native Americans, Early Explorers & Trade Routes, Relations Between the Colonists & Native Americans, The 13 Colonies, American Revolution and Events Leading up to the War, The Declaration of Independence & American Revolution, The Articles of Confederation - Constitutional Convention - and the Constitution.
7 total units, over 270 pages of interactive learning material for the entire year!
5th grade students love these interactive notebooks for our Social Studies / Early United States History curriculum.
This resource is aligned with US History Interactive PowerPoint Bundle
I would highly recommend using these interactive PowerPoints along with the notebooks but it is optional.
Interactive notebook covers for each of the 7 units, reading passages, answer keys, critical thinking and analysis questions, flaps, foldables, timelines, graphic organizers, and more.
Here is a more in-depth look at each of the Interactive Notebook units:
Ancient & Native American Unit
Topics covered in this unit include: Ancient Americans (Mound Builders, Cliff Dwellers, Aztec, and Inca) Southwest Native Americans Hopi & Navajo, Great Plains – Comanche, Pawnee, Omaha – Northwest Native Americans Tlingit – Eastern Woodlands Natchez, Haudenosaunee Vocabulary: agriculture, clan, irrigation, nomads, pueblos, civilizations, migration, kivas, mesas, staple, travois, longhouse, wampum, adobe, wigwams, Iroquis confederacy, dugouts and more!
Explorers, Early Exploration, and Trade Routes Unit
Topics covered in this unit include: Exploration, Age of Discovery, Trading, the Silk Road, Tools & Technology (Compass, Astrolabe, Octant, Sextant, Chronometer, Gunpowder) Marco Polo, The Description of the World, Songhai, Caravans, Spanish Reconquista, Christopher Columbus's Voyage, Trade to Africa, Trade to China, The Columbus Exchange, Ferdinand Magellan, Circumnavigation, Hernan Cortes, The Northwest Passage, John Cabot, Giovanni da Verrazzano, Prince Henry and Much More!
Colonist and Native American Relations Unit
Topics covered in this unit include: Control of North America, The Pequot War, King Philip’s War, American-Indian Wars, Powhatan Wars in Virginia, French & Indian Wars, Indian Removal Act, The Trail of Tears, The 13 Colonies, Treaties, The Fur Trade, Andrew Jackson, Chief Tecumseh, John Marshall, Chief Logan, Sequoyah, Chief John Ross, and more!
The Original 13 Colonies Unit
Topics covered in this unit include: The New England, Middle, and Southern Colonies, religious freedom vs religious tolerance, dissenters, Mayflower Compact, Quakers, Puritans, debtor’s prison, cash crops, blacksmiths, Frame of Government, plantations, Fundamental Orders of Connecticut, silversmiths, artisans, coopers, town criers, breadbasket colonies, indentured servants, the slave trade, proprietor, train, William Braford, John Winthrop, Thomas Hooker, John Manson, Roger Williams, John Berkeley, William Penn, Peter Minuit, John Smith, Cecil Calvert, Lord Proprietors, James Oglethorpe, and much more!
American Revolution: Events Leading Up to the War Unit
Topics covered in this unit include: Proclamation of 1763, Sugar Act of 1764, Quartering Act of 1765, Stamp Act, Sons of Liberty, Daughters of Liberty, Townshend Acts of 1767, Boston Massacre, The Boston Tea Party, The First Continental Congress, Paul Revere’s Ride, taxes, smuggling, proclamation, boycotts, parliament, minutemen, delegates, Patriots, Loyalists, militia, petitions, King George III, Patrick Henry, Samuel Adams, Paul Revere, Crispus Attucks, Lord Fredrick North, Mercy Otis Warren, Benjamin Franklin
Declaration of Independence and the Revolutionary War Unit
Topics covered in this unit include: Battle of Lexington and Concord, Second Continental Congress, Battle of Bunker Hill, Olive Branch Petition, Common Sense, Declaration of Independence, Women During the War, Difficult Times During the War, Battle of Trenton, Battle of Saratoga, Treaty of Alliance, Winter at Valley Forge, Battle of Yorktown, Treaty of Paris, Patrick Henry, George Washington, Thomas Paine, Martha Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Deborah Sampson, John Hancock, John Burgoyne, Benedict Arnold, Nathan Hale
The Constitution Unit
Topics covered in this unit include: Daniel Shays’ Rebellion, The Articles of Confederation, The Northwest Territory, The Land Ordinance of 1785, Northwest Ordinance of 1787, Virginia Plan, The New Jersey Plan, The Great Compromise, Constitutional Convention, The Constitution, Preamble, Federal System, The Three Branches of Government, Checks and Balances, The Federalist Papers, Anti-federalism versus Federalism, Amendments to the Constitution, Ratification of the Constitution, Bill of Rights, James Madison, Edmund Randolph, Roger Sherman, Alexander Hamilton, and more!
You may also enjoy Interactive PowerPoints - ALIGNED with the Interactive Notebooks!
Ancient & Native Americans Interactive PowerPoint
Explorers, Early Exploration, & Trade Routes Interactive PowerPoint
Colonist and Native American Relations Interactive PowerPoint
The 13 Colonies Interactive PowerPoint
American Revolution: Events Leading up to the Revolutionary War Interactive PowerPoint
Declaration of Independence and The American Revolution Interactive PowerPoint
The Constitution Interactive PowerPoint