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Grade 5 - Social Studies Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE)

Note: Social Studies Resources are developed and reviewed by #GAsocialstudies educators. 

Are you looking for the GSE, curriculum maps, teacher notes, and unit plans for this grade level? You can find all of those sample resources on our new platform GaDOE Inspire! Click the link below for the Kindergarten page. 

The GSE and teacher notes are in the "course resources" tab. Sample lessons and activities are in the "curriculum map." Click here to see a video tour of Social Studies Resouces in GaDOE Inspire​.​

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What does every day social studies inquiry look like?

Check out this 5th Grade Social Studies Lesson "Presidential Advisors: Should We Go To War?" For lesson resources and more videos visit the Everyday Inquiry in Elementary Social Studies Video Series​. ​


Teacher Content Videos

America at the Turn of the Century

America’s Involvement in WW I

Banking and the Stock Market Crash of 1929

Cattle Trails

Civic/Government Understandings

The Civil Rights Movement

Communism and the Cold War

Cultural Developments and Individual Contributions of the 1920’s

Geographic Understandings

The Great Depression and the New Deal

Modern America

Technology in the Second Half of the Last Century

World War II

Instructional Activity Videos

Turn of the Century and Arts Integration – 5H1b

Babe Ruth and Infographics – 5H2b

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