5th Grade Social Studies through Art

5th Grade Social Studies through Art

Teacher: Ruth Koinm

Grade Level(s): 5

Class Cost and Length in Weeks:
$12/week for 32 Weeks*
$35 material fee

Class Size: Min 5 / Max 12


This Monday class is designed for 5th grade students and will be a survey of American History and Geography. We will be utilizing the book, Geography Through Art as an exciting way to springboard our survey and study of geography and social studies. We will use parts of several geography texts, video clips and in class movies (Nest Family videos). In class we will have 50% lecture, worksheets, games and information sharing; and 50% will be hands on Art projects (Drawing, Painting, Clay work, mixed media, Paper art, etc.) Light homework will be assigned but the parent may create additional assignments to meet the needs of their home school.
Students will learn about the 7 continents, the people (Immigrants, Explorers, Scientists, Puritans, Pilgrims, Famous people and some key Presidents) and cultures of various areas per continent, directions, latitude, longitude, various types of maps, globes, weather, climate, and resources and economies. Students will learn the 5 themes of geography.

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2019-2020 Schedule

  • M - Annex 3

    1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

    Mrs. Koinm