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Social Studies
 
  Grade Level:   4  
  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:   4.2.1 Understands and analyzes how individuals caused change in Washington State history.  
 
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Examples
-Explains the contributions Mother Joseph of the Sisters of Providence made to Eastern Washington, including building schools and orphanages.
-Examines how George Washington Bush promoted the movement of African-American people to Washington State.
-Examines how Chief Joseph helped shape the development of the Pacific Northwest.
Suggested Unit
  • WA—Exploring the Pacific Northwest Prior to Statehood