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Social Studies
  Grade Level:   6  
  EALR:   2. ECONOMICS The student applies understanding of economic concepts and systems to analyze decision-making and the interactions between individuals, households, businesses, governments, and societies.  
  Component:   2.2 Understands how economic systems function.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   2.2.2 Understands how the forces of supply and demand have affected international trade in the past or present.  
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-Compares how ancient Chinese and Egyptian civilizations used trade to meet their needs and wants.
-Explains how demand for spices increased the trade along the Silk Road.
Suggested Unit
  • World—Ancient Civilizations (8000 BCE—600 CE)