Social Studies
 
  Grade Level:   4  
  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.  
  Anchor Standard:   2.1 Understands that people have to make choices between wants and needs and evaluate the outcomes of those choices.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   2.1.1 Understands and analyzes the costs and benefits of people's decisions to move and relocate to meet their needs and wants.  
 
 
Examples
-Examines the costs of traveling on the Oregon Trail for pioneers and the benefits they received once they reached their destination.
-Examines the effects of the Oregon Trail on tribes living in the Pacific Northwest.
Suggested Unit
  • WA—Exploring the Pacific Northwest Prior to Statehood