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Social Studies
 
  Grade Level:   5  
  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 Analyzes the multiple perspectives and interpretations of historical events in U.S. history.  
 
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Examples
-Examines different accounts of the colonization era, including colonists' perspective of settlement and indigenous people's perspective of genocide.
-Examines different accounts of colonists and indentured servants.
-Differentiates between historical facts, evidence, and historical interpretations of the Boston Massacre as a turning point igniting the Revolutionary War.
Suggested Unit
  • U.S.—Encounter, Colonization, and Devastation