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Standard 5-3

5-3 The student will demonstrate an understanding of major domestic and foreign developments that contributed to the United States becoming a world power.

Grade(s): 3, 4, 5

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Type
“Inspiring Inventions!” (Design)
“Inspiring Inventions!” (Design)

Lesson

This lesson falls into the second nine weeks of school, after the study of Westward Expansion. This design project will lead to a new unit that focuses on the Industrial Revolution. Collaborating in...

Mann-Simons House Photo Gallery | Let's Go!
Mann-Simons House Photo Gallery | Let's Go!

Photo

Mann-Simons Partial Family Tree Mann-Simons Family Portraits Case of Excavated Artifacts, Including A Rubber "Bouncy" Ball Photograph of John Lucius Simons, Sr.'s Sons: John Lucius Simons, Jr. (Left)...
Mann Simons Site | Let's Go!
Mann Simons Site | Let's Go!

Video

The Mann-Simons Site, home to the same entrepreneurial African American family for nearly 130 years, traces the journey of Columbia’s African American community from enslavement through urban renewal...
3D VR - Mann-Simons VR  | Let's Go!
3D VR - Mann-Simons VR | Let's Go!

Interactive

The Mann-Simons Site, home to the same entrepreneurial African American family for nearly 130 years, traces the journey of Columbia’s African American community from enslavement through urban renewal...
Spanish-American War and Panama Canal
Spanish-American War and Panama Canal

Lesson

Students will be able to understand the reason for the United States gaining control of new territories. Students will know the background information concerning the Panama Canal and the United States...

WWI Photo Gallery | History in a Nutshell
WWI Photo Gallery | History in a Nutshell

Photo

This photo gallery contains the following visuals: Map of Europe, 1914. Triple Entente Countries In Blue; Triple Alliance/Central Powers Countries In Red The Zimmerman Telegram The Evening World...
World War I | History In A Nutshell
World War I | History In A Nutshell

Video

A brief video on World War I: how the war started, the U.S.' involvement, fighting the war, and the aftermath, with the Treaty of Versailles. *Important Note: Italy was originally a member of the...
Inventions Family Tree
Inventions Family Tree

Lesson

Students choose a "patriarch" invention, research its "offspring", and create a family tree showing how it changed and improved lives.