Fifth Grade

Adams Library Resources: Fifth Grade

Colonial America

Colonial Era Interactive Resources

Jamestown Interactive Adventure

Social Studies for Kids general info about Colonial America

African Americans in Colonial America

The Powhatan Indian World

Explore Colonial Maryland

General Information about Colonial America

More info on Daily Life in Colonial Times

Colonial Biographies

Famous Women of Colonial America

The Signers of the Declaration of Independence

The Signers of the Constitution

Life in the 13 Colonies

Daily life in the Thirteen Colonies

Various facts about daily life in the Colonies

What did people wear and why?

Life on a Colonial Farm

Visual Dictionary of Colonial American Clothing

How to talk like a Pilgrim!

Colonial Toys and Games

Colonial Trades: The Silversmith (video)

Colonial Trades: The Farmer (video)

Colonial Trades: The Wig Maker (video)

Making Ice Cream in Colonial Jamestown (video)

Colonial Oddities

The Lost Colony of Roanoke (video)

A Lost Colony Found? The Salem Witch Trials

Diseases in Colonial America

American Revolution

The Revolutionary War

Everything you ever wanted to know about the Revolutionary War

The Boston Tea Party

No More Kings! A musical lesson on the causes of the Revolutionary War

Videos about the Revolutionary War from the History Channel

Battles of the Revolutionary War

Weird Facts about the Revolutionary War

Revolutionary War Bios

Test your Knowledge! The Revolutionary War Quiz

Civics and Government


Fiction and Nonfiction titles held by the Adams Library can be found by searching the catalog or looking at the resource list titled Civics and Government.

Additional Resources:
How does a bill become a law? This classic School House Rocks video will show you how!
Official site of the House of Representatives. Tour the Capitol building, learn how the House works with the Senate and President to run the country, and see a typical day in the our Congress.
The branches of government and all of their powers in an easy to read chart.
Petition the government on virtually any topic, from immigration reform to building a Death Star by 2016.

Bill of Rights Chart
The Bill of Rights rewritten for kids.


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