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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:   4.4 Uses history to understand the present and plan for the future.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   4.4.1 Understands that significant historical events in the United States have implications for current decisions and influence the future.  
 
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Examples
-Explains how the slogan of "no taxation without representation" has influenced initiative processes in states across the United States.
-Explains how the principles and ideals set forth in the Constitution affect current government and citizen decisions.
Suggested Unit
  • U.S.—Legacy for Us Today