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Social Studies
 
  Grade Level:   6  
  EALR:   1. CIVICS The student understands and applies knowledge of government, law, politics, and the nation's fundamental documents to make decisions about local, national, and international issues and to demonstrate thoughtful, participatory citizenship.  
  Component:   1.2 Understands the purposes, organization, and function of governments, laws, and political systems.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   1.2.3 Understands a variety of forms of government from the past or present.  
 
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Examples
-Compares monarchy and democracy in ancient Greece and ancient Egypt.
-Explains the "Mandate of Heaven" as a principle in the creation of Chinese Dynasties.
Suggested Unit
  • World—Ancient Civilizations (8000 BCE-600 CE)