Category: Grade Five Social Studies

LATITUDE & LONGITUDE

HOW DO WE LOCATED PLACES ON EARTH? LESSON #4-2: HOW DO WE LOCATE PLACES ON THE EARTH? 1) WE USE THE LATITUDE-LONGITUDE COORDINATE SYSTEM TO LOCATE PLACES ON THE EARTH. A) LATITUDE 1) LATITUDE LINES ARE PARALLEL LINES (ONCE CALLED PARALLELS) THAT ARE NORTH OR SOUTH OF THE EQUATOR (0 DEGREES LATITUDE). LATITUDE LINES ARE…...

5th Grade LESSONS and EXERCISES

¬†Categories / Description MATH LESSONS: 5th Grade Didn’t understand something in school, check out these video explanations. MATH EXERCISES: 5th Grade Put the lessons you learn into practice. Try these animated exercises. LANGUAGE ARTS LESSONS: 5th Grade Need more tutorial in English? Check out these lessons. LANGUAGE ARTS EXERCISES: 5th Grade Put the lessons you…...

Interpreting National Anthems: Trinidad and Tobago

National Anthem of Trinidad and Tobago Forged from the love of liberty,In the fires of hope and prayer,With boundless faith in our Destiny,We solemnly declare,Side by side we stand,Islands of the blue Caribbean Sea,This our Native Land,We pledge our lives to Thee,Here every creed and race finds an equal place,And may God bless our Nation,Here…...

National Symbols of Caribbean Territories: Guyana

This post will teach you about the national symbols of Guyana. National Flag The flag is called “The Golden Arrowhead”. It bears five colours: red, black, yellow, white and green. The design is as described: two triangles (one within the other) issuing from the same base; The outer triangle is gold coloured (arrow-shaped) with a…...

National Symbols of Territories: Dominica

This post will cover the national symbols of Dominica. National Flag The Flag of the Commonwealth of Dominica consists of a circular emblem of red bearing a Sisserou Parrot or Amazona Imperials, standing on a twig encircled by ten lime green stars. This is superimposed on a three vertical and three horizontal stripes of yellow,…...

National Symbol of Territories: The Bahamas

This post will review the national symbols of The Bahamas. National Flag The flag is a black equilateral triangle against the mast on a horizontal background made up of two colours on three equal stripes of aquamarine, gold and aquamarine. The colours embodied in the design of the Bahamaian flag symbolises the image and aspirations…...

National Symbols of Caribbean Territories: Anguilla

This post will highlight the national symbols of Anguilla. National Flag This flag was officially adopted in 1990. It is a British territory and as such the Union Jack is present in the upper left corner and the coat of arms on the right side of the flag. Coat of Arms Anguilla’s coat of arms…...

National Symbols of Caribbean Territories: Montserrat

This post will look at the national symbols of Montserrat. National Flag Montserrat is a territory of the United Kingdom. The blue on the flag symbolises awareness, trustworthiness, determination and righteousness. The British Union Jack is in the upper left corner of the flag and the Montserratian emblem on the right. It represents Erin, the…...

National Symbols of Territories: St. Kitts and Nevis

This post will focus on the National Symbols of St. Kitts and Nevis. National Flag The meaning of the various components of the flag are listed below: Green: Represents the fertility of their lands. Yellow: Depicts their year round sunshine. Black: Symbolises their African heritage. Red: Their struggle from slavery through colonialism to independence. White…...

National Symbols of Caribbean Territories: Grenada

This post will highlight the national symbols of Grenada. National Flag The flag was designed by Anthony C. George. Grenada gained their independence on February 7th 1974 and adopted its flag on this day. The colours and symbols on the flag are explained below. Red: The fervour of the people, their courage and vitality–their burning…...

National symbols of Caribbean Territories: Cuba

This post examines the national symbols of Cuba. The Flag The three blue stripes represent the departments the island was divided into in 1850 when the flag was first raised. The two white stripes evoke the purity of the intentions for independence of the people. The equilateral triangle stands for freedom, equality and fraternity. The…...

National Symbols of Caribbean Territories: Barbados

This post will look at the national symbols of Barbados. The National Flag Blue represents the sea and sky of the island; while gold represents the sand of its beaches. The symbol at the centre of the flag is a broken trident. It represents the trident of the mythical sea god Neptune. The broken trident…...

National Symbols of Caribbean Territories: St. Lucia

In this post we will be exploring the symbols of St. Lucia. The Flag With regards to the meaning: Cerulean Blue represents fidelity. The blue reflects their tropical sky and also the emerald surrounding waters (Caribbean sea and Atlantic Ocean). Gold represents the prevailing sunshine in the Caribbean and prosperity. Black and White stands for…...