Social Studies
 
  Grade Level:   5  
  EALR:   5. SOCIAL STUDIES SKILLS The student understands and applies reasoning skills to conduct research, deliberate, form, and evaluate positions through the processes of reading, writing, and communicating.  
  Component:   5.2 Uses inquiry-based research.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   5.2.1 Understands how essential questions define the significance of researching an issue or event.  
 
 
Examples
-Explains how the essential question "Why do people want to be free?" reminds us why we study the American Revolution.
-Explains how the essential question "How can we be heard by our government?" reminds us why we study the writing of the Declaration of Independence.
Suggested Unit
  • U.S—Independence