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Social Studies
 
  Grade Level:   4  
  EALR:   3. GEOGRAPHY The student uses a spatial perspective to make reasoned decisions by applying the concepts of location, region, and movement and demonstrating knowledge of how geographic features and human cultures impact environments.  
  Component:   3.1 Understands the physical characteristics, cultural characteristics, and location of places, regions, and spatial patterns on the Earth's surface.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   3.1.1 Constructs and uses maps to explain the movement of people.  
 
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Example
-Constructs maps of the Oregon Trail showing and labeling the starting location, the destination, the route, tribes along the route, geographic features that affected the route, and a title, captions, or symbols that describe the movement of the settlers.
Suggested Unit
  • WA—Exploring the Pacific Northwest Prior to Statehood