Avenues -- Fifth Grade


  • Unit 1: Family Album.......................................................culture, ancestors, traditions
  • Unit 2: Earth--The Inside Story........geogology, landforms, myths, Earth's history & systems
  • Unit 3: Bodies in Motion......................................life science, body systems, teamwork
  • Unit 4: Freedom's Trail......American Revolution, U.S. Constitution, colonial times, biography
  • Unit 5: From Sea to Shining Sea...........................landforms, geography, Earth science, tall tales
  • Unit 6: It's Electrifying........physical science, electricity, innovation, inventions & technology
  • Unit 7: Going Places (with Patricia McKissack)........civil rights, author study, dreams and goals
  • Unit 8: We the People....................................................immigration, journeys, change

Unit 4: Freedom's Trail ... American Revolution, U.S. Constitution, colonial times, biography
Footnotes -- original historical documents
Footnote is a fantastic resource on the web to provide historical context for the picture books and novels you are reading in your classroom. With over 70 million original documents online, you can find and share all sorts of intriguing artifacts to build background knowledge in students.

Explore by historical era: Revolution, A New Nation, Civil War, Emerging America, Boom & Bust, WWII, Post War

Featured collections: The Civil War, WWII Collection, Black History, The Holocaust Collection, Vietnam Wall, Native American Collection, The Interactive Census Project, Newspapers Archive

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clipart of landforms ...Pete's PPT Station
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clipart of Colonial America ...Pete's PPT Station

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