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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:   1.3 Understands the purposes and organization of international relationships and U.S. foreign policy.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   1.3.1 Analyzes how societies have interacted with one another in the past or present.  
 
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Examples
-Examines how goods were exchanged along the Silk Road between China and the Middle East.
-Examines trade between Minoan and Egyptian societies.
-Examines alliances between the Assyrians and the Egyptians.
-Examines how Alexander the Great expanded the Macedonian empire through military conquest and cultural assimilation of neighboring societies.
Suggested Unit
  • World—Ancient Civilizations (8000 BCE—600 CE)