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Social Studies
 
  Grade Level:   3  
  EALR:   4. HISTORY The student understands and applies knowledge of historical thinking, chronology, eras, turning points, major ideas, individuals, and themes in local, Washington State, tribal, United States, and world history in order to evaluate how history shapes the present and future.  
  Component:   4.2 Understands and analyzes causal factors that have shaped major events in history.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   4.2.2 Understands how contributions made by various cultural groups have shaped the history of the community and world.  
 
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Examples
-Explains the technology, art, and music contributions made by the Southwest native tribes and the Eastern Woodland native tribes.
-Compares the contributions to transportation made by the Northern Plains native tribes with those of the Southeast native tribes.
-Compare the contributions that people from Mexico, Canada, or other countries have made to art, food, music, literature, and sports in your community.
-Explains the contributions that Asian immigrants have made to strawberry farming in Bainbridge Island.
-Explains the contributions that Hispanic workers have made to farming in the Yakima Valley.
Suggested Unit
  • Cultures in Our Community