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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:   4.3 Understands that there are multiple perspectives and interpretations of historical events.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   4.3.1 Understands that there are multiple perspectives regarding the interpretation of historical events and creates an historical account using multiple sources.  
 
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Examples
-Compares the account of the Whitman Massacre from the perspective of the missionaries and the perspective of the Cayuse native people.
-Constructs an historical account of Lewis and Clark's exploration of the Pacific Northwest using evidence from artifacts and primary sources, such as journal entries.
-Constructs an historical account of how treaties affected changes in land ownership for the native tribes in the Pacific Northwest using evidence from multiple sources.
-Constructs an historical account of the Pig War using evidence from artifacts and primary sources.
Suggested Unit
  • WA—Exploring the Pacific Northwest Prior to Statehood