• 5th Grade Pacing Guide

    First Nine Weeks

    Aug. 6-16 (Week 1- Nine Days)- V.S. 2 a.- Virginia’s Location & Bordering States

     

    Aug. 19-23 (Week 2- Five Days)- V.S. 2 c.- Virginia’s Water Features (Rivers, etc)

     

    Aug. 26-30, Sept. 3-6, Sept. 9-13 (Week 3-5- Fourteen Days)- V.S. 2 b.- 5 Regions (& characteristics + products)

     

    Sept. 16-20 (Week 6- Four Days)- V.S. 2 d. & 2 e. Indian Language Groups + How Indians adjusted to climate & environment

     

    Sept. 23-27 (Week 7- Five Days)- V.S. 2 f. & 2 g. Evidence @ Werowocomoco & Jamestown, How American Indians live today

     

    Sept. 30- Oct. 4 (Week 8- Five Days)- V.S. 3 a. & 3 c. Reasons for Colonization + Importance of Charters 

     

    Oct. 7- Oct. 9 (Week 9- Three Days)- V.S. 3 b. & 3 f. Economics & Geographical Influences on Jamestown + Hardships at Jamestown

     

    Second Nine Weeks

    Oct. 10- Oct. 17 (Week 10- FIve Days)- V.S. 3 e. & 3 g. Arrival of Africans & Women + English vs Indians (and Powhatan)

     

    Oct. 21- Oct. 25 (Week 11- FIve Days)- V.S. 2 & V.S. 3 Review

    Oct. 28- Nov. 1 (Week 12- FIve Days)-   V.S. 4 a.,b.,c. Importance of agriculture, Culture of Colonial VA (Scots-Irish, etc.), Capital Changes

     

    Nov. 4-8 (Week 13- Four Days)- V.S. 4 d. & e. Money, barter, & credit in Col. VA/Life in Colonial VA

    Nov. 11-15 (Week 14- Five Days)- V.S. 3 & 4 Review

     

     Nov. 18-26 (Week 15- Seven Days)- V.S. 5 a. & b. Colonies at War with Great Britain (Declaration of Independence), Roles of people in the War

     

    Dec. 2-6 (Week 16- Five Days)- V.S. 5 c. & d. Importance of Victory at Yorktown, Change of Capitals

     

    Dec. 9-13 (Week 17- Five Days)- V.S. 6 a.,b., c. George Washington & James Madison, George Mason & Thomas Jefferson (and docs), + Westward Migration, V.S. 10 a- The 3 Branches of Government

     

    Dec. 16-18 (Week 18- Four Days)- V.S. 10 a- The 3 Branches of Government/Review




    Third Nine Weeks

    Jan. 6-10 (Week 19- Five Days)- V.S. 7 a. North vs South (Introduction to the Civil War)

     

    Jan. 13-17 (Week 20- Five Days)- V.S. 7 b. Virginia’s role in the Civil War 

     

    Jan. 21-24 (Week 21- Four Days)-  V.S. 7 c. Roles of Virginians in the Civil War 

     

    Jan. 27-31 (Week 22- Five Days)- Review/Introduce V.S. 8 a. Reconstruction

     

    Feb. 3-7 (Week 23- Five Days)-  V.S. 8 a. Reconstruction

     

    Feb. 10-14 (Week 24- Five Days)- V.S. 8 b. Segregation & Jim Crow 

     

    Feb. 17-28 (Week 25 & 26- Ten Days)-  V.S. 8 b. Segregation & Jim Crow, V.S. 8 c. Railroads, Industry, & Growth

     

    Mar. 2-10 (Week 27- Six Days)-  V.S. 9 a., b. Transition from rural to urban, Women’s Rights & Great Depression affect on Virginia

     

    Fourth Nine Weeks

    Mar. 11-20 (Week 28- Eight Days)- V.S. 9 c. Desegregation & Massive Resistance 

     

    Mar. 30-Apr. 3 (Week 29- Five Days)- V.S. 9 d. Famous Virginians 

     

    Apr. 6-10 (Week 30- Five Days)- V.S. 10 a-c- The 3 Branches of Government(Review)/Products/ Industries & Products Review/Technology advances

     

    Apr. 13-24 (Week 31 & 32- Ten Days)- Review/ SOL Review 

     

    Apr. 27-May 1 (Week 33- Five Days)- SOL Testing

     

    May 4-15 (Week 34 & 35- Ten Days)- 

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