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Social Studies
 
  Grade Level:   4  
  EALR:   1. CIVICS The student understands and applies knowledge of government, law, politics, and the nation's fundamental documents to make decisions about local, national, and international issues and to demonstrate thoughtful, participatory citizenship.  
  Component:   1.1 Understands key ideals and principles of the United States, including those in the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and other fundamental documents.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   1.1.1 Understands the key ideal of rights set forth in Article I of the Washington State Constitution.  
 
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Examples
-Explains that personal rights include not being deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law (section three).
-Explains that every person has the right to freely speak, write, and publish on all subjects (section five).
-Explains how the right to religious choice protects people's freedom (section eleven).
Suggested Unit
  • WA—Being Citizens in Washington