This year fifth grade focuses on Early Explorers, Colonial Times, the Pilgrims and the Pioneers, The Revolutionary War, The Civil War, and Westward Expansion!

We will be focusing on The Thirteen Colonies!
You have new assigned readings in your social studies text book. In the next week you will be signing a New England Colonies Contract...not unlike the Mayflower Compact! Please log into our Google site and open the SS Colonies Contract. It is an independent assignment due Next Tuesday, Jan. 10th. You can complete it during Team Time, or Homework or in Advisory Period.

Here are some great kid friendly sites to explore...

Biography
__http://www.biography.com/news/section/history-and-culture__


Brainpop
__https://www.brainpop.com/search/?keyword=explorers__


Ducksters
__http://www.ducksters.com/biography/__


Enchanted Learning
__http://www.enchantedlearning.com/explorers/indexa.shtml__


History.com
__http://www.history.com/__


Mr. Nussbaum
http://mrnussbaum.com/united-states-history-for-kids/


Get ready to EXPLORE!