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Hawaii: 5th-Grade Standards

  • HI.SS.5.1. Content Standard / Course: Historical Understanding CHANGE, CONTINUITY, AND CAUSALITY-Understand change and/or continuity and cause and/or effect in history
    • SS.5.1.1. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Chronological Thinking Use chronological order to explain causal relationships between and among people and events
  • HI.SS.5.2. Content Standard / Course: Historical Understanding INQUIRY, EMPATHY AND PERSPECTIVE-Use the tools and methods of inquiry, perspective, and empathy to explain historical events with multiple interpretations and judge the past on its own terms
    • SS.5.2.1. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Historical Perspectives and Interpretations Analyze how beliefs and education and/or the society in which a person resides shape his/her ''point of view''
    • SS.5.2.2. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Historical Empathy Judge the past in the context of the time instead of imposing present norms and values on historical events
  • HI.SS.5.3. Content Standard / Course: History EARLY AMERICAN HISTORY-Understand important historical events through the Revolution
    • SS.5.3.1. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Exploration, Migration, and Settlement Identify what Europeans sought (e.g., route to Asia) and what they found (e.g., new crops) during the Age of Exploration
    • SS.5.3.2. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Exploration, Migration, and Settlement Examine the interactions between Europeans and Native Americans in North America
    • SS.5.3.3. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Exploration, Migration, and Settlement Describe the hardships experienced by European settlers in colonial America
    • SS.5.3.4. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Colonial American Society Describe how religion and economics influenced the settling of New England and the southern regions of British North America
    • SS.5.3.5. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Colonial American Society Describe the major features of the economies of New England (i.e., manufacturing), the mid-Atlantic colonies (i.e., trade), and southern regions (i.e., farming) of British North America and explain their relationship to geographic features
    • SS.5.3.6. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Colonial American Society Explain how colonial America solved its labor shortage problem with indentured servants and African slaves
    • SS.5.3.7. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Colonial American Society Illustrate the movement of African slaves to the Americas and their role in the Triangular Trade
    • SS.5.3.8. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Colonial American Society Describe conflicts between Europeans and Native Americans (i.e., King Philips War), among colonists, (i.e., Bacon's Rebellion), and between European powers (i.e., the French and Indian War)
    • SS.5.3.9. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Colonial American Society Describe the role of Puritans and Quakers in shaping colonial society
    • SS.5.3.10. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Colonial American Society Explain how conflict between the English government and the English colonies led to the outbreak of the American Revolution
    • SS.5.3.11. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Revolutionary War Define the major ideas (i.e., natural rights, government by the consent of the governed, and ''all men are created equal'') stated in the Declaration of Independence and explain why they were included
    • SS.5.3.12. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Revolutionary War Describe the major events of the Revolutionary War, including key battles, key alliances, and the roles played by key figures
  • HI.SS.5.4. Content Standard / Course: Political Science/Civics GOVERNANCE, DEMOCRACY, AND INTERACTION-Understand the purpose and historical impact of political institutions, the principles and values of American constitutional democracy, and the similarities and differences in government across cultural perspectives
    • SS.5.4.1. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: American Democracy Explain how colonial governments were based on key principles underlying American democracy (including social contract, majority rule, and equality of opportunity)
    • SS.5.4.2. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: American Democracy Explain how participation in American democracy has changed since the 18th century
  • HI.SS.5.5. Content Standard / Course: Political Science/Civics PARTICIPATION AND CITIZENSHIP-Understand roles, rights (personal, economic, political), and responsibilities of American citizens and exercise them in civic action
    • SS.5.5.1. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: There are no benchmarks for this standard for this Grade/Course.
  • HI.SS.5.6. Content Standard / Course: Cultural Anthropology SYSTEMS, DYNAMICS, AND INQUIRY-Understand culture as a system of beliefs, knowledge, and practices shared by a group and understand how cultural systems change over time
    • SS.5.6.1. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Cultural Inquiry Compare the views of Native Americans and Europeans regarding the relationship between humans and the land
  • HI.SS.5.7. Content Standard / Course: Geography WORLD IN SPATIAL TERMS-Use geographic representations to organize, analyze, and present information on people, places, and environments and understand the nature and interaction of geographic regions and societies around the world
    • SS.5.7.1. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Human Systems Explain how the Revolutionary War caused the movement of people
  • HI.SS.5.8. Content Standard / Course: Economics RESOURCES, MARKETS, AND GOVERNMENT-Understand economic concepts and the characteristics of various economic systems
    • SS.5.8.1. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Limited Resources and Choice Explain the opportunity costs considered by the settlers before moving to the colonies
    • SS.5.8.2. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Role of Government Recognize that governments raise money to pay for goods and services (i.e., taxes) and describe why the American colonists were dissatisfied with the colonial system of taxation
 
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