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Standard 5-2

5-2 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the continued westward expansion of the United States.

Grade(s): 5

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Highway 81 | From the Sky


There are over 41,000 miles of road in South Carolina. Like veins in a body’s circulatory system, they connect the busy cities and small towns to each other, each serving a vital role throughout our...
American Progress Perspectives
American Progress Perspectives


This is an arts integrated lesson with Social Studies and Visual Arts. After learning about Manifest Destiny and the subgroups affected with expanding west, students will create a painting of John...

Crane | Eye Wonder


The Eye Wonder team learns how cranes are used. D.V. speaks with a worker from Buchner Steel at a construction site about heavy lifting cranes and their parts.