Where in the world?
How you can help at home: Use a laminated map to help your child learn where current events are taking place and build social studies skills.
How you can help at home: Have your child make a timeline of important family events.
Make social studies come alive
Check out these tips to help your child learn to love social studies.
Be a travel agent
How you can help at home: Have your child plan a real or virtual trip - budget and all.
Fifth grade: What your child should know
Keep tabs on your fifth grader's development with this handy checklist.
Activity: Identify that state
How you can help at home: Play this game with your child to locate states on a map and reinforce geography skills.
Your fifth grader and social studies
Students study Native tribes, revolutionaries, and others as they explore our country's chronology.
Do you know your family tree?
Putting together a family tree is a great educational activity that uses math, writing, research and history skills.