Westwood's Elementary Curriculum Connections
Social Studies

Grade 5
Early America

Teacher/Parent Resources

You Be the Historian- Students can be the historians as they view artifacts from the past and deductive reasoning to determine how the artifacts were used and learn about life in that time period
The Thirteen Originals- A brief history of the thirteen original colonies.
Pilgrim Hall Museum - Through its exhibition of Pilgrim possessions and Native American artifacts, Pilgrim Hall tells the stories of America’s founding and traditions in stirring detail.
Colonial Williamsburg- Come explore history at Colonial Williamsburg.
Plimoth-on-Web - Plimouth Plantation: Living History Museum of 17th Century Plymouth includes educational programs, calendar of events and more.
Jamestown Rediscovery- This site includes a brief history of Jamestown,exhibits and resources.








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