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Social Studies
 
  Grade Level:   9  
  EALR:   2. ECONOMICS The student applies understanding of economic concepts and systems to analyze decision-making and the interactions between individuals, households, businesses, governments, and societies.  
  Component:   2.2 Understands how economic systems function.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   2.2.2 Analyzes how and why countries have specialized in the production of particular goods and services in the past or present.  
 
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Examples
-Examines how and why Nigeria specializes in oil production.
-Examines how and why India specializes in call centers.
-Examines how and why Costa Rica specializes in ecotourism.
Suggested Unit
  • World—Emergence and Development of New Nations (1900—present)