Social Studies
         5th grade Social Studies focuses on United States history from the prehistoric period to 1877. There is an emphasis on the geography of the United States as well as the formation and growth of our nation.  There is a specail emphasis placed on the founding documents of our country as well.  Major events to be studied include the American Revolution, the Westward Expansion, and the Civil War.
In The Classroom
       It is important for students to engage in a positive learning environment which will  encourage and challenge them at the same time.  To achieve this goal, the students will be involved in a variety of hands-on activities, projects, cooperative learning groups,  map and globe activities, technology, and traditional teaching methods.