Social Studies

  • Fifth graders will be exploring how our nation was formed and came to be. Students will gain an understanding of how outside influences from other nations influenced our country’s foundation.  Students will use various materials (articles, books, videos, online activities, projects, & presentations) to enhance their understanding of the following topics:

    Social Studies Areas of Study Include:


    Encounters in the Americas

    Our Colonial Heritage

    Westward Expansion

    Basic Geography



    ***These topics are taught with many related subtopics aligned to Social Studies New Jersey Content Standards.