• Social Studies Learning Goals:
    Construct maps, charts, and graphs to display geographical information.
    Explain Native Americans, exploration of, and colonization of the United States.
    Explain contributions of significant individuals of the American Revolution.
    Identify significant geographic features of the United States and the world.
    Explain the democratic principles of the US Constitution  and significant documents.
    Explain major westward migration in the United States.
    Explain events and effects of the US Civil War.
    Explain the development of the economic system of the United States. 
    Cite evidence from text to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.
    Write arguments to support claims using valid reasoning and evidence.
    Present information, findings, and supporting evidence that are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.