This product is made for people who have already purchased 5th Grade – Unit 1 Topic 1 – Characteristics of Civilizations.

NOTE: This product does not come with PDF Sources, Teacher notes, or PDF versions of the worksheets. If you want PDF Sources, Teacher notes, and PDF versions of the worksheets purchase 5th Grade – Unit 1 Topic 1 – Distance Learning Edition.

This version can be used in both Google Classroom and Microsoft Teams.


3 Distance Learning activities that focus on the Unit 1 Topic 1: Characteristics of Civilizations topic as outlined by the Louisiana State Department of Education.

★★★★★TOPIC FOCUS★★★★★

Students in these activities explore the question “what does it mean to be civilized?” For this topic, students understand the meaning of civilizations it relates to their society. They identify and define the many characteristics of civilizations, each of which contributes to the development of a civilization. They also provide examples from their society.


● Distance Learning versions of all the activities.

● Teacher guides and answer documents.

★★★★★ACTIVITIES INCLUDED★★★★★ Activities that have links are currently included and updated within this bundle

  1. Characteristics of Civilizations
  2. Is the United States a Civilization?
  3. What does it mean to be civilized?