Maureen M. Welch Elementary School

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The course content for Fifth Grade Humanities is social studies based and focuses on these essential questions:

Þ How does geography of a region influence the culture of its inhabitants?

Þ How do rules protect individual rights as well as meet the needs of society?

Þ How and why do people move?

Þ How do we use the past to build the future?

Þ What are the responsibilities of a good citizen?

Þ What are the lessons that be learned from current events?   

Areas of study will include:

Archaeology, Geography of the US, Exploration, European Settlements, Colonies, Uniting the Colonies and the events leading to the writing of the Constitution.
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