10.53.907 THE SOCIAL STUDIES CONTENT STANDARDS FOR FIFTH GRADE
(1) The civics and government content standards for fifth grade are that each student will:
(a) examine the diverse origins, ideals, and purposes of rules, laws, and key United States constitutional provisions and other foundational documents;
(b) use deliberative processes when engaging in civic participation within the classroom or school;
(c) distinguish between the responsibilities of local, state, tribal, and national governments;
(d) explain how democracy relies upon active and responsible participation of citizens; and
(e) describe the basic duties of the three branches of government.
(2) The economics content standards for fifth grade are that each student will:
(a) explain how people have to make choices between wants and needs and evaluate the outcomes or consequences of those choices;
(b) identify positive and negative incentives that influence the decisions people make;
(c) identify resources and labor that are used to produce goods and
(d) explain the role of money in the exchange of goods and services;
(e) describe the role of manufacturing and agriculture in the economy of
the United States; and
(f) describe how interest rates impact economic decision making.
(3) The geography content standards for fifth grade are that each student will:
(a) identify and label US regions, territories, states and their capitals/major cities;
(b) create, organize, and present geographic information to show settlement patterns in the United States, including impacts on tribal lands; and
(c) analyze environmental and technological events and conditions and how humans and the environment impact each other with relation to settlements and migration.
(4) The history content standards for fifth grade are that each student will:
(a) interpret data presented in timelines;
(b) understand the inter-relationship of chronological historical events;
(c) identify roles of individuals and groups and their impact on United States and tribal historical events;
(d) understand the unique historical perspectives of American Indians; and
(e) analyze historical documents and their impact on tribes in Montana and their sovereignty.
History: Mont. Const. Art. X, sec. 9, 20-2-114, MCA; IMP, Mont. Const. Art. X, sec. 9, 20-2-121, 20-3-106, 20-7-101, MCA; NEW, 2020 MAR p. 2142, Eff. 7/1/21.