5th Grade Connecting Themes Enduring Understandings
Conflict and Change Distribution of Power Location 5th Grade Production, Distribution, Consumption Scarcity Individuals, Groups, Institutions Movement/ Migration Beliefs and Ideals
Beliefs & Ideals People’s ideas and feelings influence their decisions.
All Danes are equal. Protect/hide the Jews. All Danes are not equal. Make the Jews wear the star. Pilgrims– worship differently than the king Find a country where we can worship freely Harriet Tubman– slavery was wrong Set up system to help them escape to freedom
Susan B. Anthony-- Rosa Parks-- Martin Luther King- Can you think of other examples?
Conflict & Change Conflict causes change.
Millions of Jews died Country was divided for 4 years. New boundaries were established in Europe Slavery ended in America
Individuals, Groups, Institutions What people, groups, and institutions say and do can help or harm others whether they mean to or not.
Location Where people live matters.
Movement/ Migration Moving to new places changes the people, land, and culture of the new place, as well as the place that was left.
How are these places different because you changed schools? HSS HFES IKES
Production, Distribution, Consumption The ways people make, get, and use goods and services may be different from how people in other places make, get, and use goods and services.
Production Distribution Consumption The creation of something of value The act of promoting, selling and delivering of goods The using up of goods and services
Free Enterprise Free enterprise is an economic system that gives individuals the opportunity to make their own economic decisions, free of government rules, and as private profit-potential businesses. United States Department of Agriculture Rural Business- Cooperative Service Reprinted February 1997 developed by Tammy M. Meyer
Supply & Demand Demand- the amount of goods or services for which consumers are willing to pay Supply- the quantity of a product that producers are willing able to make and sell for different prices at a particular time
Scarcity Because people cannot have everything they want, they have to make choices.
Limited Resources When you don’t have enough to get what you want
Opportunity Costs What you give up to get something else
Distribution of Power Laws and people’s beliefs help decide who gets to make choices in government.