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Grade 5 Social Studies - Week Six

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5thGrade Social Studies

Week 6 May 11-15

Social Studies Objectives: Students will be able to:

  • use and construct maps and graphs to represent changes in the United States. 
  • describe how economic activities, natural phenomena, and human-made events in one place or region are impacted by interactions with nearby and distant places or regions. 

Objetivos de estudios sociales: Estudiantes podrán…

  • usar y construir mapas y graficas para representar cambios en los estados unidos.
  • describir como actividades económicas, fenómenos naturales y cambios por seres humanos en un lugar o región tiene efecto en las interacciones en lugares o regiones cercanas. 

Books to Read

Population Patterns by Natalie Hyde

Mapping Human Activity by Tim Cooke

Using Economic and Resource Maps by Tracy Nelson Maurer

Libros recomendados

Devolver al remitente Julia Álvarez

Mapas de nuestro mundo Sandy Phan

Screen-free Activities

Draw a picture using the 5 Themes of Geography of Tucson, AZ (could be a collage, drawing, a poster, a separate picture for each theme etc)

Actividades fuera de línea

La geografía de Tucson, AZ. Dibuja Tucson demostrando los 5 temas geográficos (ubicación, lugar, La interacción entre hombre y medio ambiente, movilidad y región) Puede ser un cartel, colaje, o una hoja para cada tema.


Constitution: a document that is the highest law in the land and defines the U.S. federal government. it includes seven articles and twenty-seven amendments.

Constitución: el documento mas poderoso en todo el país. Define el gobierno federal de los Estados unidos. Incluye 7 artículos y 27 enmiendas.

Judicial Branch: the branch of government that includes the courts and judges. the highest court in the judicial branch is the supreme court.?

Poder judicial: la rama del gobierno que incluye los cortes y jueces. El corte más poderoso en el poder judicial es el Corte Supremo.

Executive Branch: the branch of government headed up by the president. It includes the president, vice-president, and 15 main executive departments.

Poder Ejecutivo: la rama del gobierno dirigido por el presidente. Incluye el presidente, vicepresidente y los 15 ejecutivos de ministros o departamentos federales.

Place- physical and human characteristics that describe an area and make a place unique

lugar- características físicas y humanos que describe un área y que le hace única.

Region- different places that are grouped together because they share something in common

región- un grupo de lugares que están agrupados por algo que tienen en común.

Location- (absolute) an exact place; an address, longitude and latitude coordinates

(relative) a place described by its proximity to another place

ubicación absoluta- un lugar exacto. por ejemplo, una dirección, coordenadas de longitud y latitud.

ubicación relativa- un lugar que se describe por la proximidad a otro lugar.

Human/Environment Interaction- How people depend on, adapt to, and modify the environment and how the environment affects people.

la interacción entre hombre y medio ambiente- como la gente depende en, se adapta y modifica el medio ambiente y como el medio ambiente afecta a la gente.

Movement- How people, goods and ideas move from place to place

movimiento- como la gente, bienes y servicios, e ideas se mueven de un lugar a otro.

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