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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.  
  Component:   2.2 Understands how economic systems function.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   2.2.2 Understands that the economy in Washington State relies on trade with Pacific Rim countries.  
 
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Examples
-Explains how timber and agricultural products from Washington State are sold to other Pacific Rim countries and transported via cargo ships across the Pacific Ocean.
-Explains why clothing, toys, and electronic goods are brought to Washington State from Pacific Rim countries to be sold to people in the state.
Suggested Unit
  • WA—Living in Washington: Its Geography, Resources, and the Economy